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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick on their wedding (Credit: Patken Photographer)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick on their wedding day, with Robert O. Hawkins, Jr. officiating, at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Same-sex marriage of Robert Vitelli, David Kilmnick

In July 2011, same-sex marriage was legalized in New York. On September 2, 2012, Centereach residents Robert Vitelli, 37, and David Kilmnick, 45, married in a celebration that included 200 friends and relatives at Land's End in Sayville.

David Kilmnick is about to break the glass
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David Kilmnick is about to break the glass as part of a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony as Robert Vitelli looks on at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

David Kilmnick pouring sand during sand ceremony as
(Credit: Patken Photographer)

David Kilmnick pouring sand during sand ceremony as Robert Vitelli looks on at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick on their wedding
(Credit: Patken Photographer)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick on their wedding day at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick cutting their wedding
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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick cutting their wedding cake at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Close up shot of Robert Vitelli and David
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Close up shot of Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick 's wedding cake at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick on their wedding
(Credit: Patken Photographer)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick on their wedding day, with Robert O. Hawkins, Jr. officiating, at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick's first dance,
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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick's first dance, "You and I," sung by Michael Buble, at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick wedding was held
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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick wedding was held at Land's End in Sayville. Pictured, close-up of sand for the sand ceremony. (Sept. 2, 2012)

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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick posing with their
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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick posing with their ketubah, ritual Jewish marriage contract, at Land's End in Sayville. They commissioned an artist to paint it on canvas. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick wedding day was
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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick wedding day was held at Land's End in Sayville. Pictured here, close-up of the table setting cards. Each one had the name of a different Long Island beach. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick wedding was held
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Robert Vitelli and David Kilmnick wedding was held at Land's End in Sayville. Pictured here from left, the couple posing with their Yorkshire terriers: Robert with Petey, and David with Sparky. (Sept. 2, 2012)

David and Robert entering the reception hall at
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David and Robert entering the reception hall at their wedding at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Robert Vitelli dancing with his mom, Dawn Duvall,
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Robert Vitelli dancing with his mom, Dawn Duvall, during his and David Kilmnick's wedding at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

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David Kilmnick dancing with his mom, Rosanne Kilmnick,
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David Kilmnick dancing with his mom, Rosanne Kilmnick, during his and Robert Vitelli's wedding at Land's End in Sayville. (Sept. 2, 2012)

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