More day 2 pics: Fierce gay wedding bells aflame

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Guardian photographer Charles Russo reports from City Hall.

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Amber Weiss and Sharon Papo of Berkeley make their way to City Hall's rotunda for their marriage ceremony.

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After being together for 25 years, Tom Poon (left) and John Srinka celebrate as legal spouses.

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Vanessa Angeles (left) and Michelle Julaton show off their marriage certificate.

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Michelle Montagno (left) and Megan Moyer complete their marriage applications prior to their wedding ceremony.

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Trying (unsuccessfully) to hide from the media behind a pillar in City Hall's North Light Court, Mayor Gavin Newsom was in a giddy mood as he related the experience of officiating marriage ceremonies this morning. "You can't be a human being and not connect with what is happening here today."

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