This photograph was taken from the fire escape of my sister's queens apartment. I happened to be back in New York City, the day that President Obama announced the nation-wide legalization of gay marriage. The city of New York celebrated this milestone by lighting up the Empire State Building with the rainbow flag. When I saw these colors, I grabbed my camera, crawled out of my sister's bedroom window with ninja-like moves, onto her fire escape, and got the shot.
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