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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Jerry Sandusky's adoptive son says in a recorded police interview he began being sexually abused by the former Penn State assistant football coach when he was 8.
Matt Sandusky told investigators he was abused after meeting his foster father through The Second Mile charity and a decade before Jerry Sandusky adopted him.
Matt Sandusky, who is now 33, said he would sometimes pretend to be asleep to avoid being touched, according to the interview that was first reported by NBC News.
The attorneys say the tape "illustrates that he made the difficult decision to come forward and tell the painful truth."
Meanwhile, attorneys for three people who say they were abused by Sandusky are asking a judge not to allow the charity he founded to transfer millions of dollars to a Texas organization. The charity, Second Mile, is seeking court approval to transfer many programs to Houston-based Arrow Child & Family Ministries. Prosecutors say Sandusky met the victims who testified against him through his charity.
was convicted last Friday of sexually abusing 10 boys. He hasn't been charged with abusing Matt Sandusky.
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