Of course it will never offset the anguish and suffering of those who allegedly were abused, nor will it undo the damage inflicted upon Penn State, the children of the Second Mile and the community. But the Sandusky scandal has been good, too.
The Sandusky scandal was, is and always will be an epic tragedy. One with children allegedly as the violated victims, multiple times over.
The pending trial, set to begin June 5 with jury selection, ultimately will determine his fate. Sandusky is charged with 52 counts of abusing 10 boys.
But in the numbing, wrenching darkness of last November, who could have foreseen so many good things emerging from something so mind-bogglingly horrific?