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Joe Biden sends heartfelt tweet to Julia Louis-Dreyfus after cancer diagnosis (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus attends 2016 Time 100 Gala, Time's Most Influential People In The World red carpet at Jazz At Lincoln Center at the Times Warner Center on April 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time)

Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a good luck message to his friend and one-time television counterpart, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Thursday evening.

Louis-Dreyfus, who plays former fictional Vice President Selina Meyer on HBO’s “Veep,” announced earlier in the day that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.

“We Veeps stick together,” Biden wrote to Louis-Dreyfus in a tweet. “Jill and I, and all of the Bidens, are with you, Julia.”

Biden knows all too well about the pain that comes with dealing with cancer. The former vice president lost his son Beau Biden to brain cancer during his second term as vice president.

In 2014, Biden and Louis-Dreyfus filmed a popular segment for the White House Correspondents Dinner that showed the two traversing through the White House and around Washington.

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