Anderson Cooper Thanks Supporters for Well Wishes

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It may be the Fourth of July, and not Thanksgiving, but Anderson Cooper is in an appreciative mood.

The announcement that this CNN anchor is gay was met by a horde of fans and celebrities sending their best wishes and congratulations to the reporter, all recognizing his bravery and well-reasoned statement explaining why he seemed to take so long to exit the closet.

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Now, while he continues to travel the globe and do his job as a journalist, Cooper has taken a moment to thank those who have reached out.

"I appreciate all the nice tweets," he Tweeted yesterday. "I am in Botswana working but want to wish everyone a great 4th of July!"

We wish the very same to you, Anderson, and to every single one of our readers!

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If shooting a Roman Candle out of my ass would bring closure to this gayfest in regards to coming out, I think I would give it a go. only in the fucked up country I call home do we celebrate queerness more than we celebrate our people that protect the country and only in government do we hide the truth as to how a homeland solider died on our own border!