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Taylor Swift, The Rock, Michael Bloomberg and others inspire Long Island's valedictorians

"This might sound cliche, but I have always admired Taylor Swift. Not only is she a world-class, talented artist, but she also uses her time and money to improve the lives of others. I admire her positive attitude and outlook on life." - Meagan Loyst, Sachem High School North Photo Credit: Jun Sato / Getty Images for TS

Taylor Swift? The Rock? Michael Bloomberg?

Newsday surveyed Long Island's valedictorians, asking them for everything from studying tips to weird superstitions.

Click the link below to see who inspires Long Island's smartest students.

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