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A Phoenix radio announcer, Bill Close, finally located Tewanima in the Hopi village of Shungopovi, some 300 air miles northwest of here. Tewanima, who had been second in the Olympic 10,000 meters in both 1908 and 1912, had left Carlisle and civilization and had lived as a quiet sheep-herder in his native reservation the past 40 years.
When the request came to get him to New York, we were also trying to find Simon Gillis, an Olympic hammer thrower from the same teams of 1908 and 1912....
Consequently, when the resurrected Redman came through Phoenix this weekend on his way to New York, we got Gillis, who lives in Phoenix, and Tewanima together. This picture (which shows them chuckling over SI's picture which I had used to refresh Gillis' memory on the way to the rendezvous) was the result....
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