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A Penfield man’s journey shines bright light on Jim Thorpe’s legacy

There are still miles to go before he sleeps, but indefatigable Bob Wheeler can finally see the finish line. A 65-year-long odyssey to ensure that Jim Thorpe receives his historical due—not only as arguably the finest athlete of all-time, but as a courageous and compassionate American hero—is nearing its final stages. Next summer, filming is scheduled ...

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