Robin Roberts Returns to 'Good Morning America'
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

robin roberts smilingRobin Roberts returned to her anchor seat on “Good Morning America” for the first time in months after recovering from medical setbacks.

Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant (her sister was her donor) after complications from M.D.S., a rare blood disorder.

The morning show opened with the camera zoomed in on Roberts who said, “I have been waiting 174 days to say this: ‘Good Morning America.'”

The anchor, who many doubted would ever make her return to the news broadcast, was greeted with a standing ovation from the studio.

“I keep pinching myself, and I realize this is real,” she said. “This is actually happening.”

Roberts, who lost all of her hair from treatment, sported a low-cut and even joked about having “bangs” if you looked hard enough. Despite her vibrant return, Roberts’ continued health remains uncertain.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine,, New York Amsterdam News, and Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.