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Edie Windsor's Supreme Court Ruling Reaction Is Amazing (PHOTO)

06/26/2013 11:33 am ET | Updated Jun 26, 2013

Upon finding out the Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, plaintiff Edie Windsor couldn't contain her excitement.

“I wanna go to Stonewall right now!” Windsor said, according to the New Yorker. Then she called a friend and said, “Please get married right away!”

Windsor sued the federal government after the Internal Revenue Service denied her refund request for the $363,000 in federal estate taxes she paid after her spouse, Thea Spyer, died in 2009.

Below, a photo of Windsor's reaction to the Supreme Court's DOMA ruling, from Ariel Levy at the New Yorker:

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