Historic Wedding Day in California

More than just a "big day": Same-sex couples walk down the aisle.

Wedding Bells Ring for California's Same-Sex Couples

Wedding Bells Ring for California's Same-Sex Couples
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Del Martin, left, and her partner, Phyllis Lyon, became the first officially married same-sex couple in California. Martin, 87, and Lyon, 84, were married in a private ceremony at City Hall officiated by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. On May 15, the California Supreme Court ruled to overturn a 2000 ballot initiative banning same-sex marriages.

Lyon places a ring on Martin's finger during their wedding ceremony June 16, 2008. (Pool Photo/AP)

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