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Sunday, July 24, 2011

PHOTOS. Hundreds of same-sex couples in New York were expected to wed by the end of Sunday — the first day gay marriage became legal in the state. In New York City, happy couples lined up outside the clerk's office in Lower Manhattan.

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Dave Lewis & Adam McKew hae been together seven years.
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Karin Cook and Robyn Delan
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Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum will wed couples after they get their license.
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Erika Karp and SarI Kessler, together 14 years, arrived at the clerk's office at 4 a.m. They were the first in line.
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Ilene sameth, of Beit simchat Torah, stands in front of the the pop up chuppah across from the clerks office.
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Janeese Cox and Shaun Bulse, together two years, came from Tennessee to get married.
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Laura Moore and Maryann Bellomo
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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn congratulates couples.
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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
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Johnny Lee Sebastian Barleben
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Some blocked out protesters with large umbrellas
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SarI Kessler embraces Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Rodd and Ricky from the musical Avenue Q

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