Chris Lehman. From Northwest News Network. Pat Matthews L and Carol Bosworth R were told they should live "as sisters" at the first retirement home they visited. Photo by Chris Lehman hide caption. They've been a couple since
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The state of Oregon will recognize the marriages of gay and lesbian couples who were wed out of state, according to a memo sent last week to all state agencies, reports the Willamette Week. For newlyweds Sean and Laurence it means their California marriage license will be fully recognized at the state and federal levels. When Sean took a new job in Portland, the couple tied the knot officially. He said:. So, despite having been together for 8 years, we were suddenly legal strangers to one another.