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Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and Pete-e Petersen, (right) from Seattle, pose with a friend after their wedding at beneroya Hall in Seattle, Wash., on December 9, 2012. Lighty and Peterson, who have been romantic partners for 35 years received the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state after voter's approved to make it legal. {quote}I just can't believe this is happening after all these years.{quote} said Peterson. (© Karen Ducey 2012)

Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and Pete-e Petersen, (right) from Seattle, pose with a friend after their wedding at beneroya Hall in Seattle, Wash., on December 9, 2012. Lighty and Peterson, who have been romantic partners for 35 years received the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state after voter's approved to make it legal. "I just can't believe this is happening after all these years." said Peterson. (© Karen Ducey 2012)