After years of struggle for both sides, the issue of same-sex marriage goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The justices will hear oral arguments on California's Proposition 8 on Tuesday. On Wednesday, they will take up the Defense of Marriage Act.
The news is hitting close to home for those who worked with Department of Health Director Loretta Fuddy as well as those she helped. People who knew her say she was a genuine person who always cared for others.