Chicago couple eagerly awaits Illinois gay marriage vote
Mercedes Santos (R) hugs her partner of 21 years, Theresa Volpe, after a vote in a Committee hearing at the Illinois State Capital in Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 2013. Illinois could become the next U.S. state to legalize gay marriage....more
Theresa Volpe (L) holds her daughter Ava (2nd L) as her partner Mercedes Santos sits with their son Jaidon after testifying at the Illinois State Capital in Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 2013. Volpe and Santos have been together for 21 years and...more
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