Same-sex couples share their wedding plans

"Because we are an older couple (I'm 59 and Carol is 62), we decided to have a ceremony and reception as cheaply as we could without eloping," writes Public Insight Network source Dianne Star of Minneapolis. This picture of Carol Bulchuck, left, and Dianne was taken Christmas 2012 at Bulchuck's brother's home in Oshkosh, Wis. "We announced our engagement to both families at Christmas last year." (Photo courtesy of Dianne Star)

With same-sex weddings set to begin in Minnesota, we asked some couples, including people in MPR's Public Insight Network, to share their plans. Here's a sampling of what we heard.

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