Shania Twain has remained mostly silent since her split with Mutt Lange -- her husband of 14 years -- last year, and now she's writing to her fans to tell them she's "very much alive and well."

In a lengthy letter posted on her Web site, a newly-44 Twain tells her fans that she wanted to "drop a line to catch you up on things in my life and what better time than on my birthday." She says she's enjoying life, and trying "not to worry about tomorrow since I realize I can't control what it will bring or whether tomorrow will even come."

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