Light-skinned-ed Girl: Mixed Experience History Month 2013: Jim Thorpe, Star Athlete

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Jim Thorpe (aka Bright Path) was born May 28, 1888. His father was of Irish and Sac and Fox Indian descent. His mother was French and Native American. Thorpe was raised as Sac and Fox in Oklahoma. Thorpe–who had a…

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