Lady Gaga Thanks Fans For 'Strength' Following Hip Surgery

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Lady Gaga onstage during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 31, 2010  -- Getty Images
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Lady Gaga has weathered her hip surgery and she's thanking her Little Monsters for their support.

"Monsters, You really gave me a lot of strength today. Everything happened so fast, but when it came time to face it I reflected on the many stories and experiences you've shared with me about your lives. Meeting you backstage, reading your letters, watching you communicate with fans from around the globe to form a community that supports one another--You have completely blown my mind," she wrote on her website.

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The singer was forced to cancel her "Born This Way" tour due to a labral tear in her right hip.

"As they wheeled me into surgery today, I thought about all of your pain and perseverance, your unique family situations, school environments, health issues, homelessness, identity struggles -- sometimes you are so brave that it terrifies me. I wonder how it's even possible," the 26-year-old singer continued.

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Adding, "So I thought to myself, I'm alive, I'm living my dream, and this is just a bump in the road. I'm grateful because this is temporary, and for some it is not. You have changed my life. I love you and am proud to be a part of your lives. If you can do it, I can do it too, and if we stick together we can get through anything. Love, Gaga"

Prior to surgery, she wrote on Twitter, "Going in for surgery now. Thank you so much for sending me love and support. I will be dreaming of you."

-- Jesse Spero

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