First marriage licenses issued to gay couples in Washington state

Dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a law legalizing gay marriage in the state

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Melody Platt, left, and her partner Beratta Gomillion wait among the first couples in line to be issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Photo by Elaine Thompson
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