Another NYC Connection for Supreme Court Nominee

From sixth grade student to reporter covering teacher's daughter

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    Young Andrew Siff.

    Better show your teacher some respect.

    You never know when one of her kids will grow up to sit on the Supreme Court.

    Such is the small-world case here, as this humble reporter discovered when President Obama chose NYC native Elena Kagan to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

    A little searching through some old albums unearthed a picture: Gloria Kagan standing with her 11- and 12-year-old students at Hunter College Elementary School.

    One of those sixth-graders was in the "small kids sit on the floor" category: Yes, yours truly.

    And this week on News 4 New York, Chuck Scarborough asked about this coincidental judicial connection:

     

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