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DOMA Celebration at Hemming Plaza

Kevin Washington and Richard Ceriello
A group of men pose for photos at the celebration in Hemming Plaza.
Kenny Cochran holds a sign extolling his love for his two mothers while sitting on his Aunt Jessi Minsch's shoulders.
Lance Stoll proudly waves his rainbow flag.
James Eddy addresses the crowd of gay marriage supporters.
Cheryl Ruppert gives a spirited congratulations to the gathering.
Sandy Barnhart and Maycee
Alissa Loatman
Carrington Mead hails the Supreme Court's decision to strike down DOMA.
The congregation in Hemming Plaza was a mix of joy and support.
Kim Cruise and Penny
A couple kiss in celebration.
"This is so sad," said James Kelly, the lone dissenter at the celebration rally. "Your souls belong to the devil."
Katie Szarkowski, Channel 4 reporter Adrrienne Moore and Dan Greene
Christen Kirkham and Cheryl Ruppert
Karim Walker
Signs could be seen in every direction at Hemming Plaza.
Cheryl Ruppoert
Samantha Henry and Jennifer Seiler
Eleanor Forster, Kimberly Forster, Allie Rosa and Bianca Colmeneras
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An exuberant group of same-sex marriage supporters gathered in front of the federal courthouse June 25 to celebrate the Supreme Court's decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8.

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