Transcript for Joe Paterno's Health Turns for the Worse
Former Penn State football coach Joseph -- -- health. Has taken a turn for the worse the -- doctors say he is now in serious condition because of complications. From lung cancer and ABC's David -- joins us now. Live from state college in Pennsylvania with the latest morning to you David. Good morning on you can see the concern here in this college town with the candles -- have been burning all night here for Joseph Paterno whose condition. As you said has deteriorated he is in serious condition. But his son drove by here today's saw a lot of students out here last night and said that his father continues to fight. And a coach the head coach here for 45 years was fired. After an assistant was accused of allegedly sexually assaulting boys and right after Joseph Paterno was fired he was diagnosed with lung cancer he started undergoing. Chemotherapy. As well as. Radiation therapy and then when he was at -- fellow brokers -- been in a wheelchair about a week ago this condition -- get worse. He is deteriorated he is in the hospital his family is with him. 200 students -- out here last night. That's for these -- came from they are hoping and praying for their former head coach Ron OK thank you David David -- reporting live from state college in Pennsylvania.
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