Veterans Home Hosts Gay Marriage

gay vets marriageThe Chula Vista (California) Veterans Home hosted its first gay marriage this past week.

John Banvard, 95 and a World War II veteran, married his partner of 20 years, Gerard Nadeau, 67, who served in Vietnam, at their home of three years, the Chula Vista Veterans Home.

Fox 5 reported, “Many of the couple’s friends who live at the veteran’s home attended the small and simple ceremony.”  However, the facility also held a town hall meeting prior to the ceremony “to address concerns from other residents.”

You can read the article and see a short video at http://fox5sandiego.com/2013/09/12/senior-facility-holds-first-ever-gay-wedding/#axzz2f53QhYTe

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