Thorpe succeeded in 20 sports, even ballroom dancing

Three stories that you might not know about Jim Thorpe.

BY TAYLOR ELDRIDGE Published: August 5, 2012
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Of all the legends that manifested as years passed, no myth could surpass the true story of the 1912 Olympics as Jim Thorpe’s greatest tale.

Thorpe is renowned...

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by Diana Baldwin
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Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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