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"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization's oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law.

 The Constitution grants them that right. The judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is reversed.

It is so ordered."

And with those final four words, gay marriage is now legal in all 50 states. The final sentences in the Supreme Court's official ruling are so beautiful and so full of humanity for LGBT couples that we don't think we'll ever get rid of our goosebumps. President Obama was right when he said "America should be proud."

If those words feel powerful to you, just wait until you see the incredible photos of the country celebrating this long-overdue win for human rights. Flags flew, tears fell and joyful cries filled the morning air from Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

We all need to just take a moment to really grasp how truly wonderful it is to witness this historic moment in our nation's history. And while you think about what an honor it is to be able to say you were present for this SCOTUS decision, take a look at these photos from Friday that are so full of happiness, celebration and most of all, love:

SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling celebration

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Congratulations, America! We're now on the right side of history. #LOVEWINS