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Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 9:30am

PHOTOS: In Washington, A Historic Day; Gay Marriage, Marijuana Are Legal

Updated: 2 years ago.
Jeri and Amy Andrews laugh as they wait in line outside of the King County Recorder's Office on Wednesday in Seattle, Washington.

History was made at midnight in Washington on two fronts last night: Bans on both gay marriage and recreational marijuana use were lifted.

As you might expect, as the sun set and the clock struck 12, there were scenes of celebration across the state's biggest city. The pictures tell the story, so with that here are four photographs from Seattle.

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