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Gay boxer Orlando Cruz to marry

Updated: August 15, 2013, 1:30 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has proposed marriage to his partner after announcing last year that he is gay.

Cruz made the proposal on his Facebook page and his boyfriend has accepted.

"I'd like to say, and share it with your friends, and with my friends: Do you want to marry me?" Cruz said on a video of about 2 minutes posted on the social media site Wednesday. "It's an important step, it's a step I've thought about, it's a step that we have thought about."

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