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Robin Roberts Upbeat After Bone Marrow Transplant

But 'I think she misses her mother,' says doctor

(Newser) - Robin Roberts "is doing fantastic" after a bone marrow transplant yesterday to treat a rare blood disorder —but, added her doctor in a poignant footnote on Good Morning America, "I think she misses her mother." Roberts' mom died the day after Roberts took leave from her... More »

Robin Roberts' Mom Dies Same Day Host Takes Medical Leave

'GMA' anchor is to undergo a bone-marrow transplant

(Newser) - Good Morning America host Robin Roberts started her medical leave a day earlier than scheduled yesterday, and ABC revealed the sad reason why today: She left to be with her mother in her last hours. Lucimarian Roberts, the first black person to head the Mississippi Board of Education, died at... More »

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