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Florida's Marriage Heroes Prep to Wed in Keys

Florida's Marriage Heroes Prep to Wed in Keys

Florida's Marriage Heroes Prep to Wed in Keys

The two men who launched the lawsuit that helped bring down Florida's insidious marriage ban are almost ready for their moment.

Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones will finally be able to marry — at midnight on Tuesday.

The Key West bartenders filed suit against Florida's marriage ban in April, prompting the lawsuit that wended its way through the courts and finally — after major objections from the governor and attorney general — found success late last year. As same-sex couples marry in Miami-Dade County, the gay fantasia known as Key West will see their first weddings at midnight, with Huntsman and Jones among the first in line; about 100 marriage licenses will be issued early Tuesday at the Monroe County clerk's office.

"I'm a big ball of nerves right now," Jones said in a statement. "My stomach is in knots — but I'm so happy that I finally get to marry him."

Click here to read more about Huntsman and Jones' incredible story.

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