Sandusky's Second Mile Charity to Close

The charity founded by Jerry Sandusky is considering closing its doors. David Woodle, chief executive for The Second Mile, told The New York Times Friday the charity is in the process of transferring its programs to other nonprofit agencies. “We’re working hard to figure out how the programs can survive this event,” Woodle said. “We aren’t protective of this organization that it survives at all costs.” Sandusky is alleged to have met the eight boys he’s charged with sexually assaulting though The Second Mile. Since Sandusky founded the charity in 1977, thousands of children have participated in Second Mile's mentoring programs and sleep-away summer camps, according to the Times. Also on Friday, NBC News reported the FBI and federal prosecutors may take up Sandusky’s case because of allegations that the former Penn State defensive coordinator crossed state lines to commit child abuse.

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