PICTURES: 18th Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration.

Athletes from the Jim Thorpe High School track and cross country teams carry a torch to the high school stadium for the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympic Games during the 18th Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration Saturday morning. The celebration which honors Jim Thorpe, a Native American, and the town's namesake will continue through Sunday with free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, crafts and food.
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( KEVIN MINGORA / THE MORNING CALL / May 18, 2013 )

Athletes from the Jim Thorpe High School track and cross country teams carry a torch to the high school stadium for the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympic Games during the 18th Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration Saturday morning. The celebration which honors Jim Thorpe, a Native American, and the town's namesake will continue through Sunday with free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, crafts and food.

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