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LI's Sue Wicks discovers a second passion after basketball: oyster farming

The ocean always has been her place, the one space away from the basketball court where Sue Wicks feels completely at home. Long before the WNBA pioneer ever played a minute of organized basketball, she spent her summers working on her father’s boat in the Great South Bay. One of her earliest memories is of her father taking her brother and her clamming on the sand flats.
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Oyster farming on Long Island with Sue Wicks, the former WNBA All-Star

Sue Wicks, a former basketball star at Center Moriches High School, Rutgers and the WNBA, now owns and operates the Violet Cove Oyster Company. Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., and crew member Antonella Cravelo from Argentina work on the boat on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
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