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  • ABC News' Chris Cuomo (left) sits with Aaron Fisher, 18, during an interview airing Oct. 19, 2012, on the ABC news magazine show "20/20." Fisher is victim of former Penn State assistant football coach and Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of child sexual abuse. (Associated Press/ABC News)

    Sandusky victim says he contemplated suicide

    The young man whose claims of abuse began the criminal investigation that put Jerry Sandusky in prison said he contemplated suicide because authorities took so long to prosecute the former Penn State assistant football coach.

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  • Speaking out publicly by name for the first time, Aaron Fisher said in an interview airing Friday on ABC's "20/20" that the Pennsylvania attorney general's office had told him it needed more victims before Sandusky would be charged.

    Sandusky victim says he contemplated suicide →

  • Physical contact began with a hand on his leg in the car, Fisher said, and he began spending nights at the Sandusky home in State College, about 30 miles from his own home in Lock Haven, when he was 11 years old.

    Sandusky victim says he contemplated suicide →

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