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Michael McConnell, 72, right, (he turns 73 on May 18, 2015) and Richard John (commonly known as "Jack") Baker, 73, are photographed at their home in the Lyndale neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 4, 2015. They are wearing their wedding rings.
The couple, who have been a couple for 48 years, sought to have their 1971 marriage legally recognized, appealing their case Baker v. Nelson all the way to the United States Supreme Court. where the court dismissed the appeal "for want of a substantial federal question."
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