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The Leggio legacy at East Islip

East Islip High School head wrestling coach Guy

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