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Zach Wahls, Son of a Lesbian Couple, Addresses DNC
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Zach Wahls became famous when a video went viral in which he defended his upbringing by two lesbian women. "Governor Romney says he's against same-sex marriage because every child deserves a mother and a father," Wahls said in his speech at the 2012 DNC. "I think every child deserves a family as loving and committed as mine."
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