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Report: Lauren Holiday gives birth; USWNT star faces tumor surgery

United States v Colombia: Round of 16 - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

EDMONTON, AB - JUNE 22: Alex Morgan #13 of the United States celebrates with teammates Lauren Holiday #12 and Alex Krieger #11 after Morgan scores her first goal against goalkeeper Stefany Castano #1 of Colombia in the second half in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Round of 16 match at Commonwealth Stadium on June 22, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Lauren Holiday broke her social media silence on Monday, thanking fans for their support.

The pregnant former USWNT star was diagnosed with an operable brain tumor, she revealed in September.

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According to reports from New Orleans Pelicans practice, Holiday gave birth on Friday. Holiday is the wife of Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, who is taking time away from the NBA to be a new father and help prepare Lauren for surgery.

Holiday will reportedly undergo surgery on her brain tumor in six weeks.

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