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N.E.'s identity bolsters gay marriage tolerance

Religion, politics often held apart

Lawmakers in Maine legalized same-sex marriage last week, making it the fourth state in New England to do so. Lawmakers in Maine legalized same-sex marriage last week, making it the fourth state in New England to do so. (Pat Wellenbach/ Associated Press)
By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / May 11, 2009

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Two days before he voted to approve same-sex marriage, Larry Sirois stood and faced the congregation in his small Maine church. (Full article: 1146 words)

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