cambridge: Don Picard, 42, left, and Robert Debenedictis, 42, both of Cambridge, a CEO and a software engineer, have two children, Carmen, 5, and James, 23 months, and have been together 12 years.
northampton: Lise and Jo Glading-DiLorenzo, 42 and 38, both of Northampton, have been together 20 years and have two daughters, Lily and Sophie, both 7.

Wedding day

First gays marry; many seek licenses

By Yvonne Abraham and Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / May 18, 2004

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More than 1,000 gay and lesbian couples streamed into city and town halls across the state yesterday seeking licenses to marry, as Massachusetts marked the first day of legalized same-sex matrimony. (Full Article: 1334 Words)

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