US Supreme Court denies bid to move Jim Thorpe's remains

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal to move the remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe from Pennsylvania to Native American land in his home state of OklahomaThe US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal to move the remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe from Pennsylvania to Native American land in his home state of Oklahoma. Thorpe’s two surviving sons, Bill and Richard Thorpe, had sought to move their father’s remains to Sac and Fox tribal land, saying their father had wanted to be buried there.

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