Ariel Winter Thanks Fans and Family for Being ''So Supportive'' After Breast Reduction Surgery Reveal

''HUGE thanks go to the people who support me, love me, and take care of me in every way possible,'' she wrote in a heartfelt Instagram post

By Alyssa Toomey Aug 13, 2015 9:35 PMTags
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Ariel Winter is feeling the love after her candid interview with 

The 17-year-old Modern Family star made headlines on Wednesday after she revealed that she underwent breast reduction surgery on June 4 to reduce the size of her chest from a from a 32F to a 34D. 

Following her confession, a number of Winter's fans praised the TV star for her honesty, and she took to Instagram last night to let her friends, followers and family know how much she appreciates their support. 

"Thank you so much @glamourmag and @JRadloff. I feel so blessed that you gave me a chance to share my story. I am extremely humbled," she began in her Instagram caption alongside a photo from the shoot. "Jessica [Radloff, the author of the story] you are amazing!!!! To my fans, you guys have all been so supportive and I couldn't thank y'all more. You are all amazing human beings and I'm honored to have you."

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She continued, thanking her sister Shanelle Gray, her brother-in-law David Barry Gray as well as her father Glenn Workman, boyfriend Laurent Gaudette and a number of her BFFs. 

"HUGE thanks go to the people who support me, love me, and take care of me in every way possible. To my incredible sister @shanelle_gray, her husband @davidbarrygray, my beautiful baby nieces, the love of my life @lauren_claude_gaudette and our furry babies Casper and Rocco, my father Glenn Workman, and my best friends @jessiebergg, @huntershocket, @ohmyskyy and @music4joejoe who have been by my side through everything," she wrote. "THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH! I love you all more than anything. I don't know what I'd do without you guys." 

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She concluded by sharing some words of wisdom for her fans: "Lastly, never be afraid to speak your mind. Always make decisions because YOU want to, and always do what makes YOU happy. Xx"

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In her Glamour interview, Winter said she underwent the procedure in order to feel more confident and to reduce her back pain, adding that she has no regrets. 

"I feel great. It was such a quick recovery for me. I was up and running within five days," she revealed. "The feeling of not having so much there was such a relief! Once the surgery was completed, I can't even explain the feeling. [A week later], I was buying clothes and crying as I put them on, I was so happy. You just feel so relieved and excited. You feel like a new person."

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