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Former ESPN Reporter and FOX Nation Host, Britt McHenry, Shares Photo in Hospital Before Brain Surgery

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By Zachary Holt

Britt McHenry, a former ESPN sideline reporter, and current FOX Nation host, recently announced that she was diagnosed with brain cancer, unwillingly, sharing that it was something that would ultimately require surgical procedures to correct.

On Wednesday, McHenry posted to social media a picture of her preparing to go into surgery at a hospital, along with an update for fans.

The sports show host also made sure to thank her former employer and employees at ESPN for the kind words of support, as well as, those at her current network, FOX. McHenry is set to have her surgery today at some point.

McHenry Posts to Twitter to Share She Is About to Undergo Brain Surgery

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In the photo that she posted to her Twitter account, McHenry is seen sitting up in a hospital bed and gown with a smile on her face.

Alongside the photo she captioned it with, "I have brain surgery today. I’ll be out recovering but had to say THANK YOU to former bosses, colleagues & friends from ESPN. Class act people. To @fox5dc, Fox News colleagues & @FDRLST for support. To EVERYONE reading this. Your kindness & words provided strength. #Fight."

The FOX Nation Hosts Gets an Outpouring of Support and Well Wishes

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McHenry's post reeled in countless people offering the 33-year-old television personality well wishes and a speedy recovery. "Prayers up," one person wrote. "You've many praying for you. Get back to full health soon." Another shared the same sentiments commenting, "All the best and prayers for a successful surgery and full recovery."

The FOX Nation host has also gotten some support from high-profile people like Marco Rubio, the former presidential candidate, and Meghan McCain. "Praying for God's healing hand & a speedy and full recovery," Rubio wrote.

McHenry Reluctantly Addresses Rumors of Brain Cancer Due to Buzz Surrounding Unfounded Stories

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Just last week, McHenry broke the news to people on social media, not because she wanted to, but as a result of the news getting out and people making their own speculations about what was going on.

"I was trying to keep this relatively private," she said in her Twitter post. "But as usual, things are being said without my consent. I have a brain tumor. I’m with an amazing medical team and surgery is imminent. Thank you for continued support and understanding at this time."

The Former ESPN Reporter Sees Surgery As Just Another Challenge in Life

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Just two days prior to her admission of having a brain tumor, McHenry shared with people on social media she had received good and bad news about the MRI that was taken of her neck and brain.

"I had good & bad news today," McHenry's post read. Overwhelmed by the support by friends & strangers alike. With the best surgeons and doctors. Just another thing to take on 💪🏼. Please I can’t stress enough, make your check-ups. Get an MRI early. It could have saved me."

Here's to a successful surgery for McHenry and a speedy recovery so she can get back to work and resume her normal life. We know she'll rebound better than ever!

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