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Photo: First Couple in Line in Cook County, Illinois for a Civil Union


According to the Cook County Clerk, Lakeesha Harris and Janean Watkins of Chicago were the first in line at midnight last night for a civil union license. Congrats!

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  1. Awww - very nice :)

    Posted by: Okanos | Jun 1, 2011 8:06:49 AM

  2. Indeed, they look wonderfully happy. Mazel Tov and much blessings upon their house and their union!

    Posted by: Darren | Jun 1, 2011 8:08:26 AM

  3. Hold hands, you lovebirds!! ;-D

    Posted by: JSH | Jun 1, 2011 8:24:33 AM

  4. They look so sweet together!

    Posted by: homer | Jun 1, 2011 8:32:30 AM

  5. Congratulations, ladies. But quite frankly, you both deserve a helluva lot better than just civil unions...

    Posted by: ichabod | Jun 1, 2011 8:43:33 AM

  6. It's a step, but not good enough. Still, congrats ladies! You deserve much, much more! :)

    Posted by: luminum | Jun 1, 2011 10:44:42 AM

  7. Very cute, but how come straight couples are allowed to get civil union when then can get married? Not fair!!

    Posted by: blatherer | Jun 1, 2011 10:44:44 AM

  8. CONGRATS LADIES!!!!!!!!

    Posted by: Shannon | Jun 1, 2011 2:06:04 PM

  9. Adorable!

    Posted by: Travis | Jun 1, 2011 7:45:46 PM

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