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Paul Harris, left, who is the manager for marriage licenses for Clark County, wipes away a tear as he and his partner of 39-years James Griener, speak to the media after being the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in the county at the Clark County Auditor's Office in Vancouver, Wash., on Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. Washington state now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage. Because the state has a three-day waiting period, the earliest that weddings can take place is Sunday. (AP Photo/The Columbian, Zachary Kaufman)