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Lead plantiffs in Mass. gay marriage case celebrate DOMA ruling

On Wednesday, when the Supreme Court struck down the federal law that barred the recognition of same-sex unions, Julie Goodridge was the first person Hillary Goodridge called.

The two women, now divorced, were the lead plaintiffs in the 2003 Supreme Judicial Court decision that made Massachusetts the first state to legalize same-sex marriage.

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