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Day in the Life of Long Island 2018: How it unfolded

Newsday spent June 21, the summer solstice and the longest day of the year, from sunup to sunset looking for the most interesting people on Long Island to find out how they were spending the first day of summer. (Credit: Newsday staff)

What does a day in the life of Long Island look like?

We fanned out across Nassau and Suffolk on June 21 to capture the longest day of the year in photo and video posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and we asked readers to join in using #DayintheLifeLI.

Here's a look at how the day unfolded, hour by hour.

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Watch the video of their reunion:

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Visiting the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury for #DayintheLifeLI.

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Can you see her? She can certainly see us 👀 #DayinthelifeLI

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Nothing beats this view--no filter necessary! #DayinthelifeLI ☀️🌱

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Congregants pray at the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury. #DayintheLifeLI

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Lunchtime is game time! #dayinthelifeli

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Kevin Potente leads a meditation class in Huntington #dayinthelifeli @newsday

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#dayinthelifeli from a turtle's perspective. 🐢 #turtles #slowliving

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Watch as Cynthia Litman of MomTime Events and Noret Bazemore of Mocha Moms Long Island, mothers and members of our Facebook parenting group LI parents: It takes an Island, share advice and discuss parenting struggles for the month of June.

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Mordechai Miller, 87, of East Northport, graduated from Smithtown West High School today. He's a Holocaust survivor who came to the United States from Poland in 1956.

We are in Stewart Manor training Shea the labradoodle with Jessica from Sublime K9.

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Sands Point Preserve #DayintheLifeLI

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The dance floor is open at prom! #DayinthelifeLI

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50 shades of hydrangea #hydrangea #garden #summerflowers #dayinthelifeli

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My girls on the beach on this beautiful night #dayinthelifeli

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#DayintheLifeLI for these Ward Melville students as they head to prom!

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