PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Franco Harris is back in as chair of the Pittsburgh Promise.

His fellow board members reinstated him on Wednesday.

Harris voluntarily stepped down as chair after Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said he wasn’t suitable to represent any organization due to his vocal support of Joe Paterno after he was fired.

The board said Harris’ personal opinion shouldn’t negate the work he’s done for the Promise.

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