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Minnesota sees gay divorces after marriages legalized

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Same-sex couples are filing for divorce in Minnesota less than a week after same-sex marriages became legal in the state.

Dawn Tuckner and her former partner were married in Canada in 2004, but the partner left three years ago leaving Tuckner with their 7-year-old son, according to WCCO TV in Minneapolis. But because their marriage wasn’t legal in Minnesota, they couldn’t divorce.

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