Judge Dennise Garcia, left front, watches as George Harris, center left, 82, and Jack Evans, center right, 85, kiss after being married by Judge Garcia in Dallas on June 26, 2015.
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By Diane Herbst / People
June 26, 2015

Jack Evans, 85, and George Harris, 82, waited over half a century for this moment.

The men, together for 54 years, were the first same-sex couple to wed today in Dallas County.

Their nuptials came just hours after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision enabling gay couples to marry in all 50 states.

Evans tells PEOPLE of his wedding day: “You would have been blown away by the crowd there, there must have been 450 people there, people waiting to get married, reporters. It was amazing. Just amazing.”

Read the rest of the story at People.com

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