Same-sex couple's wedding a first for Illinois

Friends of Vernita Gray and Patricia Ewert use their cellular phones to record Cook County Judge Patricia Logue signing the marriage license of Gray, and Ewert after their ceremony, the first gay marriage in Illinois, at the couple's home Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Chicago. U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, ordered the Cook County clerk to issue an expedited marriage license to Gray and Ewert before the state's gay marriage law takes effect in June 2014, because Gray is terminally ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Friends of Vernita Gray and Patricia Ewert use their cellular phones to record Cook County Judge Patricia Logue signing the marriage license of Gray, and Ewert after their ceremony, the first gay marriage in Illinois, at the couple's home Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Chicago. U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, ordered the Cook County clerk to issue an expedited marriage license to Gray and Ewert before the state's gay marriage law takes effect in June 2014, because Gray is terminally ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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