Delaware sent four to the Special Olympics World Games this summer together who won four gold medals, six silvers and a bronze. Bowler Danny Yonker from Milford won a gold medal and Forrie Brown from Wilmington placed fourth in the singles event. They each won silver medals in the four-man teams and doubles events. Swimmer Robin Long from Newark took home three gold medals and a fourth-place ribbon. Her teammate Ginger Shaud from Rehoboth Beach won two silver medals, a bronze and a fourth-place ribbon.
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When the Supreme Court ruled in June that same sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, the decision effectively ended the country’s patchwork system regarding gay marriage. Although legal in Delaware since 2013, married gay couples in the First State faced the uncertainty of not knowing if their marriage would still be legal if they decided to move or even visit another state. Gay rights have progressed at such lightning speed in recent years; it’s easy to forget that it wasn’t always the case.