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Here come the brides: Washington legalizes same-sex marriage

More than 140 happy couples lined up at Seattle City Hall on the first day to be legally married in Washington state. Deb Needham, left, and US Cost Guard first class petty officer Nancy Monahan, leave Seattle City Hall a happy couple December 9, 2012 and were among more than 140 couples who were married at City Hall following legalization of same-sex marriage in Washington state. December 9, 2012. (John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)

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