The first two minutes of my military experience were a blur. No sooner had I gotten off the bus at Fort Benning and retrieved my luggage, as directed, and stood in front of it, I made the mistake of glancing at...
Larry Choate III, left, kisses Daniel Lennox outside their apartment in Columbus, Ga. Photo by Jill Knight
The New York Times has a beautiful story along with many photos of Larry and Daniel Lennox-Choate, once stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga., who became the first male West Point graduates to marry when they recently tied the knot in New York.
The couple married at the Cadet Chapel at the United States Military Academy. They allowed a woman, whose husband was a West Point graduate, photograph them while they lived in Columbus, Ga., and also as they moved and planned their wedding in New York.
It's a beautiful love story of how far we've come as a society and how opening up and sharing our stories are truly the best ways to change the hearts and minds of those who continue to hate us. Even in Georgia.