08/01/2013 02:16 pm ET

Same-Sex Wedding Photos From Minnesota, Rhode Island Will Make Your Day

Same-sex marriage became legal in Minnesota and Rhode Island, the 12th and 13th states to recognize marriage equality, at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday. Couples across both states tied the knot in late-night and early morning ceremonies, taking advantage of their legal right to say "I Do."

Below, 10 of the happiest photos from same-sex weddings and celebrations in Minnesota and Rhode Island (watch the video above to see footage of Minnesota's first lesbian wedding).

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