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Same-sex weddings underway in San Diego


Last updated 7/2/2013 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - Same-sex couples were married July 1 in the County Administration Center in San Diego today for the first time since the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, under which Proposition 8 was struck down as unconstitutional.

Couples lined up outside the building early today to be married with San Diego's scenic waterfront as a backdrop.

Stephanie Torres and Susan Hartman, together for 21 years, were the first to be married. They wore Hawaiian shirts and sandals.

Torres said they had a chance to be married in 2008 but balked, fearing their union would be undone by the courts.


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