Images From Yesterday’s Gay Weddings in New York

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Photo: All images by Jim Kiernan

Yesterday, about 300 couples braved the heat to obtain marriage licenses at the New York City Clerk's office, during special hours offered to celebrate the legalization of marriage between same-sex couples. Dozens of volunteers made the process easier, and cheered outside as happy couples came out with their paperwork. We sent photographer Jim Kiernan to document the lovely day.

Earlier: Video: Same-Sex Couples Wed in Manhattan