Weddings and photographs go together like peas and carrots. However, outside of the occasional celebrity hitch wedding photos rarely make the news. Today is an exception to that rule. You've probably heard that Illinois officially began recognizing same-sex civil unions today. What you might not realize is the floodgates of wedding photos that opened up. Based on my unscientific survey, I'd say it was in the top 5 of most photographed news events today. I think these are the best two photos available on the Getty wire.
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