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When Deidre Downs was crowned Miss America more than a decade ago, the idea of legalized gay marriage and Miss America later marrying her same-sex partner in Alabama would have been an unimaginable future. They flew out Sunday night from Atlanta for a honeymoon in Ireland. By Monday morning, their wedding was the talk of Alabama. About people who attended were sworn to secrecy until after the event, with People magazine having an exclusive agreement to share the news.

Former Miss America Deidre Downs Gunn marries same-sex partner in Alabama wedding

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Downs Gunn, 37, a medical doctor who won the title of Miss America in , tied the knot with attorney and writer Abbot Jones. Downs Gunn is a graduate of Samford, a school in Birmingham affiliated for years with the Alabama Baptist Convention. The first Miss America to go to medical school, she went on to become an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham medical school. She is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist with subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, including in vitro fertilization and reproductive surgery. She married Andrew Gunn, whom she had met at Samford, after graduating from medical school in

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A former Miss America pageant winner has married her same-sex partner in a Southern-style ceremony in her native Alabama. Deidre Downs Gunn, who was crowned Miss America in and is now a doctor, walked down the aisle with her spouse, attorney Abbott Jones, at the Birmingham Museum of Art, People magazine reported. Downs Gunn's 8-year-old son, Jack, gave his mother away and acted as best man, People said. Downs Gunn married Andrew Gunn in but later divorced. I'm so lucky to have a wife who fills even small, everyday moments with great joy.