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Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65 Of Breast Cancer

Vernita Gray, a known advocate for LGBT rights, died on Tuesday at her home in Edgewater, Chicago, after succumbing to breast cancer. Gray had been battling cancer since 1996, and had several recurrences through the years. She was 65. Gray is known for being half of Illinois’ first same-sex couple to exchange marriage vows when she married Patricia Ewert in …

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