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Remains of Jim Thorpe sought

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JANUARY 16, 2001

The three sons of legendary Sac and Fox athlete Jim Thorpe are seeking to rebury his remains in Oklahoma.

Thorpe is buried in the town of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. He never visited there but attended Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle.

Get the Story:
Thorpe's family to discuss move of athlete's grave (The Daily Oklahoman 1/16)
Thorpe's sons want namesake town to give up remains (AP 1/16)