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Alabama's first openly gay lawmaker marries long-time partner

The brides wrote their own vows and said their I do's in front of a beach gathering of 60 close friends and family members.

Rep. Patricia Todd, Alabama's first openly gay legislator, wed her longtime partner, Jennifer Clarke, on Sept. 14 in Provincetown, Mass.

“It was beautiful. It was perfect,” Todd, D-Birmingham, said of the afternoon ceremony on Cape Cod.

Clarke's 25-year-old daughter, a third-year law student, officiated the ceremony. Clarke sang a love song to Todd during her vows.

To read the full story, including the lawmaker's "bridezilla" moment, click HERE.