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Posted October 12. 2017 2:34PM

How the University of New Hampshire spun blowing a frugal librarian's donation on a stupid football scoreboard

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Fans mingle under the new video scoreboard at Wildcat Stadium in UNH's home opener. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)

But according to internal documents obtained under public records requests, the university understood that this wouldn't play well, so they came up with an elaborate plan to explain how this was honoring Morin's intentions because he sometimes watched football games on TV while he was dying of colon cancer. In reality, Morin spent his last days assuring his visiting co-workers that they wouldn't have to worry about funding for his beloved library.