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People of Ronkonkoma: Sammy Yamin

Sammy Yamin, 29, of Ronkonkoma, stayed in the

Sammy Yamin, 29, of Ronkonkoma, stayed in the area after graduating from Stony Brook University. (Dec. 9, 2011) (Credit: Erin Geismar)

Sammy Yamin, 29, Ronkonkoma

Occupation: Physical therapist at St. Charles Hospital

Originally from: Roslyn

How long have you lived in Ronkonkoma? About 10 years.

What brought you here? I went to Stony Brook.

What made you stay? I got a job at St. Charles Hospital and stayed.

How is Ronkonkoma different from where you lived previously, in Rosyln? Roslyn is more of an upscale town. It’s more commercial here.

What do you like about living here? It’s quiet -- but it’s boring, too. For young people. I go to the city or to other towns to hang out.

How would you define the character of Ronkonkoma? There’s a sense of community here. Very residential.

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