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World-Class Athlete Jim Thorpe Was Born


The 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles

The president invited Thorpe, who was too poor to buy a ticket, to join him to watch the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles

CREDIT: General View of Los Angeles Olympic Stadium, July 30, 1932, Opening Day of the Games of the Xth Olympiad, 1932. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-109196.

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