In Minneapolis, two men who fell in love 38 years ago will finally get married this week in front of their rabbi and the mayor in City Hall. In Duluth, two men raising a 5-year-old son together will get married in an early-morning ceremony at a rose garden along Lake Superior. Two young North Dakota women who met through a shared love of Star Wars will cross the border to be married in Moorhead. Minnesota is on the verge of a historic new chapter Thursday as it becomes the 13th state to recognize same-sex marriage, placing Minnesota firmly at the forefront of a rapidly evolving gay marriage movement now sweeping into other states. In courthouses and city halls around the state, wedding preparations are underway as the first gays and lesbians prepare to embark on a new life as married couples.