The Free Press, Mankato, MN


Gay Marriage Minnesota-9

Al Giraud, right, wipes a tear from his eye as his partner Jeff Isaacson, left. reads his wedding vows as Mayor R.T. Rybak officiates their ceremony at the Minneapolis Freedom to Marry Celebration and Weddings at Minneapolis City Hall, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. They were the first gay couple legally married in Minnesota. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)