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Austin Couple Celebrates Marriage Equality: CultureMap Austin

Austin Couple Celebrates Marriage Equality with Whirlwind Wedding: CultureMap Austin — July 2015.

The nation erupted in cheers and celebrations Friday morning after the Supreme Court issued its landmark marriage equality ruling, which legalized same-sex marriages across the United States.

By 10:30 am, the Travis County Clerk’s Office was issuing marriage licenses to those eagerly awaiting the much-anticipated day. Ted Burton and Darin Upchurch were among those couples; they were the 24th couple in line that morning.

“We always wanted to get married in Austin because this is our home,” Burton says. “I was born here. When it became evident the Supreme Court was going to rule in favor of marriage equality, we decided we wanted to get married on that day. It was important to me/us to be a part of history.”

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