It is never too late to give up our prejudices. - Henry David Thoreau background

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Phyllis, 76, and Connie, 84, both of New York, embrace after becoming the first same-sex couple to get married in New York.

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ABOUT HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817 and died aged 44. He was an American author and poet and a passionate naturalist. He is considered to be one of the leading transcendentalist's and perhaps his most famous work is the book "Walden" which is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. His works still impact people today.

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