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This is the Westbury boxing gym in the summer of 1989. Pete Brodsky is the in the ring instructing a young fighter. Tom Englehart is working with a fighter on the heavy bag. July 2, 1989

Westbury Boxing Gym Through the Years

Since 1979, young fighters from Long Island have been training at the Westbury boxing gym on Post Ave.

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- (left) Jake Brodsky, 16, trains with
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- (left) Jake Brodsky, 16, trains with (right) David Santisteban, 18, as his father (far left) Pete Brodsky trains everyone in the ring at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Pete Brodsky prepares his son Jake, 16,
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Pete Brodsky prepares his son Jake, 16, before training at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Pete Brodsky prepares his son Jake, 16,
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Pete Brodsky prepares his son Jake, 16, before training at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Men train at PAL Boxing Gym
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Men train at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Trainer Pete Brodsky trains as men
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Trainer Pete Brodsky trains as men watch at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--David Santisteban, 18, trains as Trainer Pete
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--David Santisteban, 18, trains as Trainer Pete Brodsky watches his moves at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Jake Brodsky, 16, and Richie Neves,
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Jake Brodsky, 16, and Richie Neves, 25, train at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Boxing gloves are seen as men
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Boxing gloves are seen as men train at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Men train at PAL Boxing Gym
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Men train at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Men train at PAL Boxing Gym
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Men train at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Richie Neves, 25, prepares himself before
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Richie Neves, 25, prepares himself before training at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--David Santisteban, 18, stretches before training at
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--David Santisteban, 18, stretches before training at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Trainer Pete Brodsky looks at fighters
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Trainer Pete Brodsky looks at fighters train at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Jake Brodsky, 16, trains at PAL
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Jake Brodsky, 16, trains at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- David Santisteban, 18, trains at PAL
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- David Santisteban, 18, trains at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Trainer Pete Broadsky helps out Richie
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Trainer Pete Broadsky helps out Richie Neves, 25, with a move at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Dilsia Bonilla, 13, trains at PAL
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Dilsia Bonilla, 13, trains at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Dilsia Bonilla, 13, trains as she
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Dilsia Bonilla, 13, trains as she looks at herself in the mirror for her moves at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Dilsia Bonilla, 13, poses at PAL
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Dilsia Bonilla, 13, poses at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Dilsia Bonilla, 13, trains with Joe Gadigian
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Dilsia Bonilla, 13, trains with Joe Gadigian at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Dilsia Bonilla, 13, looks in the mirror
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY--Dilsia Bonilla, 13, looks in the mirror for her fighting moves at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Pete Brodsky poses at PAL boxing
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Pete Brodsky poses at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Pete Brodsky poses at PAL boxing
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Pete Brodsky poses at PAL boxing gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Pete Brodsky keeps an eye at
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- Pete Brodsky keeps an eye at fighters as they box at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- (left) Jake Brodsky , 16, trains
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04/30/08--WESTBURY, NY-- (left) Jake Brodsky , 16, trains with Joe Gadigian at PAL Boxing Gym in Westbury on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. (Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

Pete Brodsky watches the action at the Westbury
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Pete Brodsky watches the action at the Westbury boxing gym. July 2, 1989

This is the Westbury boxing gym in the
(Credit: Newsday/Kenneth Irby)

This is the Westbury boxing gym in the summer of 1989. Pete Brodsky is the in the ring instructing a young fighter. Tom Englehart is working with a fighter on the heavy bag. July 2, 1989

Pete Brodsky is the in the ring instructing
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Pete Brodsky is the in the ring instructing a young fighter at the Westbury Gym. July 2, 1989

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Featherweight contender Freddie Liberatore spars at the Westbury
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Featherweight contender Freddie Liberatore spars at the Westbury boxing gym. Pete Brodsky looks on. July 2, 1989.

Pete Brodsky (left) and Tom Englehart (right) talk
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Pete Brodsky (left) and Tom Englehart (right) talk with a fighter at the gym. July 2, 1989

Pete Brodsky is the in the ring at
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Pete Brodsky is the in the ring at the Westbury gym instructing a young fighter. July 2, 1989

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