Gay Marriage Begins in Broward County

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At the Broward County Courthouse in Ft Lauderdale, champagne and wedding cake were served as some of Florida's first legal same-sex marriages were performed. At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, January 6th, the individual ceremonies began, culminating at 3 a.m. with a group ceremony.

All photos by Monica McGivern

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