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Jim Obergefell Is Being Treated Like A Superstar Since Winning Marriage Equality

"I am so incredibly humbled by the love people show me."

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Not only did he win legal recognition for his marriage to his late husband -- and, in doing so, win marriage equality for the entire U.S. LGBT community -- he's also become something of a rockstar.

Here he is Sunday as the guest of honor at San Francisco's pride parade, along side Human Rights Campaign President Chad Hunter Griffin and California Attorney General Kamala Harris

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American Airlines flight attendant Carter Abitago Driggs wrote on Facebook that meeting Obergefell was "one of the absolute highlights" of his life.

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"Jim, we love and appreciate you and hope you keep on fighting!" Driggs wrote.

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David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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