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Mother of alleged Sandusky victim speaks out

STATE COLLEGE, PA (CNN) -- The mother of alleged "Victim #1" in the grand jury report against the former assistant Penn State football coach spoke on the phone to CNN's Anderson Cooper on Wednesday.

"I want Jerry Sandusky to go to jail for the rest of his life," she says.

She says her son's school questioned the boy after she complained about Sandusky taking him out of class without her permission.

"They told me my son had said some things that there was a problem with Jerry, he didn't really admit anything at that point, he just said he needed to tell someone or it would get worse," the mother said.

"Then the principal said oh, you know, Jerry has a heart of gold."

"I said it three times, call the police right now. They said no, I needed to think about the ramifications about what would happen if I did that." When Cooper asked "What do you think they meant by that?" the mother said "I don't know, I assume what we're going through right now."

The Keystone Central School District released this statement following the mother's allegations: "Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation and prosecution of Jerry Sandusky, it would be inappropriate for the Keystone Central School District to provide any comment.. In this regard.. at this time. nonetheless, the Keystone Central School District has been and will continue to be fully cooperative with authorities in this matter."

Also Wednesday, Sandusky's attorney clarified his client's admission on national T.V. that he showered with boys.

"it wasn't a situation where he was within inches of the young boys involved, it was a situation where he was in a large locker room shower."

Governor Tom Corbett also defended his handling of the case.

He was Pennsylvania's Attorney General when the investigation was handed over to the state more than two years ago.

"If you think I delayed it for any reasons, you're wrong," Corbett said.

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