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08/30/2013 02:04 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

John And Ish, Sacramento Gay Couple, To Marry After 26 Years In Mass Wedding (VIDEO)

Two California-based gay men will be just one of 22 couples to tie the knot in a forthcoming mass wedding, to be held at Sacramento venue Vizcaya on Nov. 2.

John and Ish, who have been together for 26 years, told FOX 40, "It probably has more gravity for me than I thought it would. A marriage license is not just a piece of paper; it really means something."

Following the Supreme Court's June 26 rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Prop 8, Vizcaya is offering same-sex couples a $2,500 deal to take part in the mass wedding, and already it sounds like it'll be quite a festive party.

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