Thorpe

Thursday, September 27, 2001 at 1:00am

Composer/playwright Marcus Hummon has been fascinated by the life of Jim Thorpe since childhood.

Thorpe, the only athlete to win the decathlon and pentathlon in the same Olympics in 1912, also played professional football and baseball. Unfortunately, he battled personal demons, notably alcohol, his entire life.

When Thorpe died in 1953, he

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