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Wrapping Up a Beautiful Day of Weddings

Same-sex couples across the District tied the knot in joyous ceremonies yesterday -- the first day they were able to receive marriage licenses after applying for them last week.  The Campaign for All DC Families and DC Clergy United for Marriage Equality hosted three morning ceremonies in our own Equality Forum while others held events at the courthouse and in places of worship.  Here are a few shots from the weddings of Angelisa and Sinjoyla, Reggie and Rodney, and Darlene and Candy.  All photos courtesy of Cassidy DuHon. Rev. David North with Angelisa Young and Sinjoyla Townsend after North signed their marriage certificate. Photo by Cassidy DuHon. Reggie Stanley and Rocky Galloway pose with their daughters prior to their ceremony. Photo by Cassidy DuHon. From left: Donna Payne (a ceremony participant); Revs. Darlene Garner and Candy Holmes; Rev. Dwayne Johnson (who married Garner and Holmes). Photo by Cassidy DuHon. DC Mayor Adrian Fenty addresses the media with the couples after their ceremonies. Photo by Cassidy DuHon. For a sampling of the news coverage, follow the jump...

The Washington Post also produced a touching video:HRC's Sultan Shakir appeared on CNN to discuss the day:

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