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Thousands packed Benaroya Hall for the Seattle Men's Chorus Holiday Concert/ Wedding Celebration in Seattle, Wash., on December 9, 2012. tying the knot onstage is Donald Jenny (left) and Neil Hoyt, from Bellevue, Wash., who have been partners for 23 years.  {quote}It's overwhelming.{quote} said Hoyt {quote}It's the biggest and best wedding party I can ever imagine.{quote}  Jane Abbott- Lighty and Pete-e Peterson, who have been romantic partners for 35 years were also wed. {quote}I just can't believe this is happening after all these years.{quote} said Peterson.Also,  Judge Anne Levinson oversaw the service. (© Karen Ducey 2012)

Thousands packed Benaroya Hall for the Seattle Men's Chorus Holiday Concert/ Wedding Celebration in Seattle, Wash., on December 9, 2012. tying the knot onstage is Donald Jenny (left) and Neil Hoyt, from Bellevue, Wash., who have been partners for 23 years. "It's overwhelming." said Hoyt "It's the biggest and best wedding party I can ever imagine." Jane Abbott- Lighty and Pete-e Peterson, who have been romantic partners for 35 years were also wed. "I just can't believe this is happening after all these years." said Peterson.Also, Judge Anne Levinson oversaw the service. (© Karen Ducey 2012)