The Leggio legacy at East Islip

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East Islip High School head wrestling coach Guy

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East Islip High School head wrestling coach Guy Leggio giving instructions during the Lindenhurst wrestling tournament. (Jan. 14, 2012) (Credit: Steve Pfost)

Brick by brick, block by block, Guy Leggio, a bricklayer by trade, labored over the construction of the East Islip wrestling room. The vision of building the East Islip program from the foundation up was so real for him.

For almost 17 months, Leggio and a band of generous volunteers endured long hours and sacrificed their time to build a state of the art wrestling facility. The room measured...

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