Tens of thousands mourn Penn State's Joe Paterno

Mourners react as they file through the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State campus for the viewing for former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in State College, Pa. Paterno died Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

January 24, 2012 9:22:05 PM PST
Decked out in Penn State hats and jackets, students and townspeople stood in a line more than a quarter-mile long Tuesday to pay their respects to Joe Paterno, the coach who for nearly a half century was the face of their university.