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Bret Michaels is recovering from successful surgery to repair a hole in his heart, The Associated Press reports.

Bret Michaels to undergo surgery for heart defect

The procedure was performed Monday at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, a hospital spokesman told the AP. The rocker was recovering in the ICU.

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The hole was discovered last spring after Michaels suffered a brain hemorrhage and subsequent stroke.