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Joe Paterno, Coming to a Backyard Near You

by and on October 22, 2013 11:45 AM

Google maps always captures some interesting moments if you look hard enough. This Google map view from the small town of Sauk Centre, Minnesota provides a view that many Penn Staters will find interesting.

Everyone has different ways of honoring the legacy of Joe Paterno, but this might be the most unique display I’ve seen yet. Someone in the 4,317-resident town felt compelled to carve out the word ‘JOEPA’ in the field behind his or her house, which has been picked up clear as day by the Google satellites.

Well done, whoever you are. I wish I had that kind of free time.

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Thanks to reader Ryan for the tip.

This post was originally published by the staff at Onward State. Follow Onward State on Twitter @OnwardState.

Kevin Horne is the Managing Editor of Onward State and frequent contributor to He is also a Penn State senior, majoring in journalism and political science.
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