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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to push button for New Year's Eve countdown ball

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(CNN) - Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will help usher in 2014 in New York's Times Square.

The Bronx native will push the ceremonial button lowering the famous crystal ball Tuesday night.She'll also lead the crowd in the final 60-second countdown to the new year.

Sotomayor was appointed to the high court in 2009. She was the third female and first Hispanic to become a Supreme Court Justice.

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