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Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Two Maryland women get engaged at Obama rally in Chicago

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
The photo above is flying around the Internet today: Keesha Patterson of Fort Washington got down on one knee and proposed to her girlfriend Rowan Ha at President Obama’s victory rally Tuesday night in Chicago.

Necessary bit of back story information that makes the moment more dramatic: Gay marriage was legalized last night in Maryland after a historic ballot measure passed..

I have a left a phone message with the couple (along with several hundred other reporters, I suspect), but as a trained observer of the human condition I feel safe reporting that Ha is on board with the proposal:

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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