NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24: Connie Kopelov, 84 (R) and her wife Phyllis Siegel, 76, hold up a marriage certificate and celebrate as they exit the Manhattan City Clerks office after getting married July ... more 
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 24: Connie Kopelov, 84 (R) and her wife Phyllis Siegel, 76, hold up a marriage certificate and celebrate as they exit the Manhattan City Clerks office after getting married July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York State after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the historic legislation into law. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images) less 
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