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Whitney Holt, left, talks with her pregnant partner, Brittany Richardson, just before getting married at the city clerk's office in New York, Thursday, May 10, 2012. Richardson and Holt, from Johnson City, Tenn. traveled to New York for the specifically to get married.  President Barack Obama's declaration that he supports gay marriage may have lacked the urgency of Kennedy's push for the Civil Rights Act, or the force and finality of the Emancipation Proclamation, but in places key to the history of gay rights, it's being greeted as a major milestone. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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