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Young girl's story brought home reality of gay families

By Richard Borreca

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 12, 2013

~~<p>When the 55 hours of testimony ended, when more than a thousand people had spoken, when Hawaii's Legislature was acting to make gay marriage legal, the most powerful words were spoken by a 13-year-old girl, Shylar Young.</p>
<p>The question of whether two people of the same gender can be a family with all that entails was answered in Shylar's testimony about her two mothers.</p>
~~

When the 55 hours of testimony ended, when more than a thousand people had spoken, when Hawaii's Legislature was acting to make gay marriage legal, the most powerful words were spoken by a 13-year-old girl, Shylar Young.

The question of whether two people of the same gender can be a family with all that entails was answered in Shylar's testimony about her two mothers. Login for more...



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