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Judge spent night getting rid of drugs

Raf Sanchez Washington

Published 13/12/2012 | 05:00

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A US Supreme Court justice has revealed she spent part of her wedding night flushing drugs down the toilet after her new husband brought them into the bedroom.

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Sonia Sotomayor describes in a new memoir, titled 'My Beloved World', how her husband presented her with a bag of Quaaludes, a popular drug in the 1970s.

Friends of the groom had given him the pills, known to heighten sexual sensitivity, as a joke, but his new wife – then a Yale Law student – insisted that he get rid of them. (© Daily Telegraph, London)

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