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Strong speaks to Zags about gay marriage, the Catholic Church

What do you do when your spouse of 10 years — the person you’ve spent a decade sharing spiritual, intimate and intellectual moments with — is lying unconsciously on her deathbed without warning?

If you’re Catholic, you make sure her body is anointed with oil. You kiss her goodbye, even if you have to force the doctors to remove the intubation tube, and you slide the wedding ring gently off her finger and whisper a promise to take care of it forever.

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