Update: Media hounds gay Kaneohe marine

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A gay U.S. Marine who embraced his boyfriend after returning from Afghanistan says he's been contacted by people all over the world via Facebook.

Sgt. Brandon Morgan is based at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.

His picture was posted this weekend and already has received more than 39-thousand likes and nearly 16-thousand comments and shares.

Morgan says he's now done interviews with media outlets like NPR, MSNBC, The Daily Beast, and the Marine Corps Times.

The other man in the photo, local artist Dalan Wells, says he has receiving a number of calls from interested buyers of his artwork because of the story.

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