The 10 Most Heartwarming Photos from Election Day

Today is a *truly* historic day.

Whether you support her or not, casting a ballot for Hillary Clinton is a *huge* deal to women (and men, we see you too!) all over the United States. Election night can be stressful, but here are 10 photos that'll remind you just how significant this moment really is.

This little girl going to bed on the eve of Election Day holding a "Hillary Clinton" action figure.

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Matched only by the lines to Susan B. Anthony's Grave...

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This 106-year-old woman—who was born before women had the right to vote—crying as she stands in line to cast her ballot.

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And those who wore jewelry passed down from their mother and grandmothers, who never lived to see a female president.

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Diana Bruk
Diana Bruk

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