National Guard recognizes gay marriage

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Derrick Peacock dances with his mom, Kelly Peacock, and Pablo Monroy with his mom, Alma Garza. Some friends and family accepted each man as gay right away, but some have struggled with coming to terms with their sexual orientation. Derrick Peacock and Pablo Monroy, a sergeant in the Washington National Guard, held a large wedding ceremony Aug. 11, 2012, with their friends and families near Port Orchard, Wash.

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Derrick Peacock dances with his mom, Kelly Peacock, and Pablo Monroy with his mom, Alma Garza. Some friends and family accepted each man as gay right away, but some have struggled with coming to terms with their sexual orientation. Derrick Peacock and Pablo Monroy, a sergeant in the Washington National Guard, held a large wedding ceremony Aug. 11, 2012, with their friends and families near Port Orchard, Wash.