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Posted March 12, 2013, at 6:53 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer, the lesbian couple at the center of a major gay rights case set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court this month, were in many ways a typical New York power couple. Spyer was a psychologist; Windsor, a consultant at IBM. They met …

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