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Ivy Bottini, 85 year old gay marriage supporter celebrates prop 8 verdict




Ivy Bottini, 85, has been a lifelong advocate for gay rights and spoke at West Hollywood's City Hall on February 7th, 2012.
Ivy Bottini, 85, has been a lifelong advocate for gay rights and spoke at West Hollywood's City Hall on February 7th, 2012.
Mae Ryan
Ivy Bottini, 85, has been a lifelong advocate for gay rights and spoke at West Hollywood's City Hall on February 7th, 2012.
Longtime activist and West Hollywood resident Ivy Bottini, 85, stands with her partner.
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Ivy Bottini, 85, has been a lifelong advocate for gay rights and spoke at West Hollywood's City Hall on February 7th, 2012.
Mayor John J. Duran speaking at West Hollywood City Hall
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As the 9th circuit court of appeals announced its decision to strike down proposition 8, the gay marriage ban, a crowd gathered outside West Hollywood city hall to celebrate the ruling. KPCC's Ashley Bailey attended the rally, and talked with Ivy Bottini, a gay marriage supporter with a story that's hard to forget.