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Long Islanders with famous names

Sarah Hughes, an emergency room nurse who lives

Sarah Hughes, an emergency room nurse who lives in Carle Place, met 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist Sarah Hughes at the Chelsea Piers ice rink. (Oct. 21, 2011) Photo Credit: Steven Sunshine

Long Islanders paired with the famous counterparts they share a name with.

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez in an undated file
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Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez in an undated file photo.

Mark Sanchez at his home in Smithtown. (Oct.
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Mark Sanchez at his home in Smithtown. (Oct. 16, 2011)

Derek Jeter in an undated file photo.
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Derek Jeter in an undated file photo.

Derek Jeter, 29, of Brooklyn stands in front
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Derek Jeter, 29, of Brooklyn stands in front of a photo of New York Yankee Derek Jeter outside Yankees Stadium. This Jeter makes his living as a heavy equipment engineer in Manhattan. (Sept. 30, 2011)

David Wright of the Mets, right, poses for
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

David Wright of the Mets, right, poses for a portrait at Citi Field with David Wright, left, a lawyer from Bayville.

Undated file photo of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Undated file photo of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Tom Brady Sr., left, and his son, Tom
Photo Credit: John Dunn

Tom Brady Sr., left, and his son, Tom Brady, have the same name as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The guys are wearing Tom Brady jerseys.

Yankees' Reggie Jackson watches the path of the
Photo Credit: AP

Yankees' Reggie Jackson watches the path of the ball on a swing as he knocks second homer in fifth inning of World Series game in New York. (Oct. 18, 1977)

Baseball instructor Reggie Jackson shares his name with
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Baseball instructor Reggie Jackson shares his name with an MLB Hall of Famer.

Former Yankees and Dodgers manager Joe Torre gestures
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Former Yankees and Dodgers manager Joe Torre gestures during a news conference at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 20, 2010)

Joe Torre of Sayville stands in his living
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Joe Torre of Sayville stands in his living room wearing his beloved Dodgers shirt. "Everyone was always asking me for tickets, or, how are the Yankees doing? I say who cares. I’m a Dodgers fan from birth," Torre says. (July 29, 2011)

Sarah Hughes, an emergency room nurse who lives
Photo Credit: Steven Sunshine

Sarah Hughes, an emergency room nurse who lives in Carle Place, met 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist Sarah Hughes at the Chelsea Piers ice rink. (Oct. 21, 2011)

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