Oklahoman Jim Thorpe continues to inspire

A story examining if Jim Thorpe’s legend still is relevant in today’s modern age. A look at how Thorpe is still inspiring people from around the world a century after his triumphs in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.

BY TAYLOR ELDRIDGE Published: August 5, 2012

One century ago, there stood a man so marvelous that his exploits would later become indistinguishable from the fables that blossomed from them.

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