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Celebrities are tweeting their support, well-wishes and love to Angelina Jolie after learning the news that she had a double mastectomy as a preventative measure against cancer.

As OKMagazine.com reported, Angelina revealed in a New York Times op-ed that she just finished three months of surgical procedures to remove both of her breasts.

OK! News: Brad Pitt Praise Angelina Jolie for her Brave Decision to Have Surgery

The 37-year-old decided to go under the knife because she carries the same "faulty" gene as her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, who died from ovarian cancer in 2007. She was just 56-years-old.

Angelina notes she now has effectively reduced the odds of getting breast cancer from 87 percent to just 5 percent.

OK! News: Angelina Jolie and Four Other Celebs Who Have Written Essays About Their Personal Lives

“I can tell my children that they don’t need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer,” she says.

Here's what a few celebrities had to say about Angelina's courageous decision:

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