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Photos from California's 1st Gay Marriage

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The two women who challenged California's law denying same-sex couples the right to marry that ultimately led to the state's Supreme Court ruling, were one of the first to receive a marriage certificate in the state early this evening. Diane Olson and Robin Tyler have attempted to marry at the Beverly Hills courthouse for the past eight years, each time being denied. The two, who live in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley neighborhood of North HIlls, have been together for 12 years and tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony that began at 5:01 p.m. LAist Photographer Tom Andrews was there to capture it all, here's what he saw.

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