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Portraits of Pride: WeHo's 'Wedding Park'

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Tuesday came and went, but not without history being made. Same-sex couples around California signed their marriage licenses, made their vows and rejoiced in a right that they should have had long ago. Hundreds turned out to West Hollywood Park as a new marriage licensing facility opened just that morning. A few quiet protesters showed up, but other than that, the park was full of laughter and smiles. Wandering through the crowd, you could hear certain phrases said over and over again such as "finally," "this is historic," I feel lucky to be part of this," and "can you believe it?"

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