Name: Robin Roberts
Birth Name: 
Robin René Roberts
Birth Date: 
November 23, 1960
Birth Place: 
Tuskegee, Alabama
Occupation: 
News Anchor
Relationship Status: 
Dating Amber Laign
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Robin Roberts’ Bone Marrow Transplant: Today is the Day

Posted Thursday September 20, 2012 9:50 AM GMT

She’s been quite brave in the weeks leading up to her bone marrow transplant, and today (September 20) Robin Roberts goes under the knife.

The “Good Morning America” host delivered a previously-filmed message on her show this morning, and her resolve to beat her myelodysplastic syndrome was nothing short of heroic.

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Robin Roberts: Bone Marrow Surgery Scheduled This Week

Posted Tuesday September 18, 2012 5:05 PM GMT

She’s been such a great example of staying positive in tough times, and earlier today (September 18) Robin Roberts gave fans an update on her heath issues stemming from Myelodysplastic syndrome.

The “Good Morning America” star took to her blog to share that she’ll be undergoing a bone marrow transplant on Thursday, thanks to her sister Sally who has agreed to be the donor.

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Robin Roberts Leaves 'GMA' Earlier Than Expected

Posted Thursday August 30, 2012 12:40 PM GMT

Although she planned on finishing out the week before taking medical leave, Robin Roberts was joined by her sister Sally while announcing on “Good Morning America” Thursday (August 30) that she needs to bow out early.

Just one day before she was expected to take a break from her anchoring duties to begin treatment for the rare blood disorder, MDS, the newscaster told viewers, “I’m having to move up my schedule, some things happened at home.”

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Robin Roberts Prepares For Bone Marrow Transplant

Posted Monday August 27, 2012 4:20 PM GMT

Kicking off her last week of work before taking a medical leave, Robin Roberts happily greeted fans outside the ABC studios in New York City on Monday (August 27).

The gorgeous "Good Morning America" news anchor posed for a quick picture showing off her bright pink sweatshirt that read "warrior," which she paired with skinny jeans and sneakers.

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Robin Roberts Announces Leave From “Good Morning America”

Posted Friday July 27, 2012 2:10 PM GMT

She’s the first thing many folks wake up to in the morning, but Robin Roberts will be taking an extended absence from her “Good Morning America” duties to deal with health issues.

According to a report, the beloved host is gearing up for a bone marrow transplant to fight off her myelodysplastic syndrome, beginning in late August or early September.

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Robin Roberts "Comforted" By Fan Support While Battling Illness

Posted Tuesday June 12, 2012 9:13 AM GMT

Her new struggle with a bone marrow disease called MDS (myelodysplastic syndrome), Robin Roberts was blown away by the love and support she received from friends and fans.

The “Good Morning America” star shared "I slept like a baby last night for the first night since my diagnosis. . .My family and I are overwhelmed and comforted by the response from everyone.”

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Robin Roberts: Diagnosed with Bone Marrow Disease

Posted Monday June 11, 2012 10:19 AM GMT

She’s no stranger to battling illness, and it seems Robert Roberts will now face a fight with the bone marrow disease MDS (myelodysplastic syndrome).

The “Good Morning America” host has announced that she’ll receive a bone marrow transplant from her sister which should be all she needs.

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Robin Roberts Covers Good Housekeeping June 2012

Posted Wednesday May 23, 2012 4:40 PM GMT

She's nearly five years removed from making the difficult announcement that she'd been diagnosed with cancer, and Robin Roberts opened up about battling the disease as part of her June 2012 cover issue of Good Housekeeping.

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