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Ireland's same-sex marriage referendum: Touching message of support from nine-year-old found in ballot box

2015-05-23
While vote counting is underway in Ireland, one nine-year-old's adorable message of support has been discovered inside a ballot box. The hand-written note was found during the count in Dublin this morning, and quickly spread on social media. The touching message, seen below, reads: “I vote yes. Carey. Aged 9″. Early indications show that the 'Yes' vote is likely to be successful, paving the way for marriage equality for same-sex couples in Ireland. A high turnout has been recorded across the country, while the #hometovote movement captured attention globally yesterday, as Irish citizens returned home to make their voices heard in the historic referendum. More Stories: Behind Eurovision: Attitude’s exclusive inside look Sporting heroes month: Rafael Nadal