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Kimmel Says Son Is 'Doing Great' After Heart Surgery

Thx for the love & support. Please remind your Congresspeople that every kid deserves the care he got," he tweeted

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    Comedian Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 2nd Annual Rebels With A Cause Gala at Paramount Studios on March 20, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

    Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter last week to post an update on his 3-month-old son's condition after the boy underwent open-heart surgery. 

    The the late night host offered a tearful plea about health care to politicians after he learned his son was going to need the surgery in May. 

    On Friday, Kimmel revealed his son is recovering and urged his Twitter followers to call on politicians to expand health care. 

    "Billy is 3 months old & doing great. Thx for the love & support. Please remind your Congresspeople that every kid deserves the care he got," he tweeted, with a photo of the baby grinning widely.