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Wilson sixth-grader receives letter from Justice Sonia Sotomayor

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Cameron Myers Milne is just 11-years- old; but, she's already catching the attention of a Supreme Court justice.

"We just couldn't believe that someone would respond to a letter from Wilson, North Carolina. Especially, from Sotomayor. It was amazing," said Cameron Myers Milne.

In January, Cameron wrote a letter to every associate justice. Telling them about her two moms, and how her family is just like every other family.

"We do soccer, we're soccer moms, we work, we pay taxes, [and] we have a mortgage. [We're] no different from any other, except our legal rights are different, and that is what we are fighting for," said Cameron's mother Sheila Milne.

Cameron was inspired to write the letter after watching the inauguration, and learning the Supreme Court would be making the decision to give her parents the same legal rights as heterosexual married couples.

"I want to make a difference with my family, with other families who are affected by all of this. So it makes you feel really good inside to know you did something," said Cameron Myers Milne.

When she mailed the letters she didn't expect to get a response.

To weeks after mailing the letter, her family came home to a letter from Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

"We screamed. It was exhilarating!" said Cameron Myers Milne.

"The fact that she got that response from her is really a dream come true," said Milne.

Next month, Cameron and her family are headed to the White House for the Annual Easter Egg Roll.

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