People took to Twitter to tweet their support for his decision and, although he's not too emotional about it, he's obviously grateful.
I appreciate all the nice tweets. I am in Botswana working but want to wish everyone a great 4th of July!
— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) July 3, 2012
Like we said, he's not very emotional about the whole thing and isn't making a big deal about his not-so-secret confession. And why should he?
A person's sexual orientation really shouldn't be a big deal and we DREAM of a day when people won't need to "come out" and can just be who they are from the moment they are born!
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