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Yonkers-Born Judge's Daily Skating Routine Profiled In The New York Times

Judge Robert W. Sweet
Judge Robert W. Sweet Photo Credit: www.wikipedia.org

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Judge Robert W. Sweet, a 92-year-old Yonkers native, has been figure skating for 20 years to begin his mornings, according to nytimes.com.

Sweet, whose past has been colored with a concussion and a knee replacement, is a Yale University graduate, a World War II naval officer, and a U.S. District Court judge, reported nytimes.com.

Sweet began figure skating after taking lessons with his wife, but later found that the sport requires focus and balance, resulting in a better performance as a judge, according to nytimes.com.

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