ABC’s Robin Roberts Receives Bone Marrow Transplant From Her Sister, WWL’s Sally-Ann Roberts

By Merrill Knox 

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“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts is getting a bone marrow transplant from her sister, WWL morning anchor Sally-Ann Roberts, today.

Sally-Ann has been in New York this week with a third Roberts sister, Dorothy, to be with Robin, who suffers from a rare blood disorder as a result of her treatment for breast cancer in 2007. Sally-Ann posted an update on her Facebook page this morning:

September 20th is a new date to mark on the Roberts family calendar. This is Robin’s birthday! This morning Dorothy and I will witness Robin get stem cells that once lived inside me to move to their new residence. They’re moving on up!

“Good Morning America” aired a taped message from Roberts this morning. Watch it after the jump…

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