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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her son thank supporters after her cancer diagnosis

by Julia Curley / / Source: TODAY

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her family shared sentimental appreciation for the outpouring of public support — and for each other — after the "Veep" star revealed her breast cancer diagnosis this past week.

The actress's oldest son, Henry Hall, 25, took to Twitter Friday afternoon with a throwback photo and a note to fans.

“I couldn't be more thankful for the outpouring of support for my mom yesterday," Hall wrote before adding in his inherited sense of humor. “Here's a picture of us taken last year. Love to you all.”

Louis-Dreyfus responded to her son with an equally lighthearted and meaningful tweet.

“I'm thankful, too” Louis-Dreyfus wrote, “And also thankful for my dear boy with good manners.”

The actress revealed her cancer diagnosis on Twitter Thursday and since then, she's received an overwhelming response of love and well-wishes from politicians, celebrities and fans, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Lena Dunham, Ellen DeGeneres and Hillary Clinton.

Louis-Dreyfus' younger son joined in as well. Charlie Hall, 20, currently attends Northwestern University where he plays on the basketball team. The Northwestern men's basketball team tweeted at their teammate’s mom: “You’ve been there for us. Now we’re here for you.”

Despite her wide-ranging support, Louis-Dreyfus has the best care from those closest to her: family. Her husband of 30 years, Brad Hall, and their two children will certainly be her biggest fans throughout this journey.

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