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Frances Newby slices a wedding cake to celebrate the passage of Amendment One during an election night party in Raleigh, N.C. on Tuesday May 8, 2012. North Carolina voters approved the constitutional amendment Tuesday defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman, becoming the latest state to effectively slam the door shut on same-sex marriages. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Robert Willett) MANDATORY CREDIT

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