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Same-Sex Couples Legally Wed in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 9: Nancy Monahan, right, a retired Coast Guard petty officer, shares a laugh with her wife, Deb Needham, after their wedding at City Hall on December 9, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Today is the first day that same-sex couples can legally wed in Washington state. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)