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  A [Deval] Patrick family coming-out
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Last EditedMonsieur  Jun 15, 2008 10:07pm
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News DateSaturday, June 14, 2008 04:05:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionIt was just three weeks after her father, Governor Deval Patrick, had helped keep gay marriage legal in Massachusetts. The family was at their vacation home in the Berkshires, preparing a midafternoon picnic by the pool.

Katherine Patrick walked into the kitchen, told her parents to stop what they were doing, and asked her aunt to leave the room.

"I'm a lesbian," she told them.

Her mother, expecting terrible news, nearly burst out laughing, a sense of relief coming over her.

Her father wrapped her in a bear hug and said, "Well, we love you no matter what."
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