Matthew Sandusky on His Adoptive Father, Jerry Sandusky: "I Was Afraid of That Man"

Aired on 07/17/2014 | CC tv-14
Before the 2012 trial that convicted former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, his adopted son Matthew told authorities he had never been molested by his adoptive father. Four days into the trial, Matthew came clean with police about the abuse he suffered at Jerry Sandusky's hands. Because of Matthew's damaging revelations, Jerry Sandusky decided not to testify on his own behalf. Watch as Matthew reflects on the moment he first decided to speak his truth.

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