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    Posted on Apr 12, 2013

    In Case You Missed It: See The Moment Uruguay Reached Marriage Equality

    Chill inducing images and video footage from the exact moment when the nation of Uruguay became the 12th in the world to pass marriage equality.

    Waiting on the decision:

    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters

    The moment it happened:

    View this video on YouTube

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    The celebration:

    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters
    Andres Stapff / Reuters

    71 of 92 lawmakers in the lower house of Congress voted in favor of the proposal, one week after the Senate passed it by a wide majority.

    Andres Stapff / Reuters

    President Jose Mujica, a former guerrilla fighter, is expected to sign the bill into law.

    Andres Stapff / Reuters