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Why Is Robin Roberts Taking A Break From GMA?

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Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts is an American television broadcaster and anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America.

Robin René Roberts was born on November 23, 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States as the daughter of Lucimarian Tolliver and Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts.

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GOOD MORNING AMERICA – Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America,” 4/16/15, airing on the Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

Robin René Roberts was born on November 23, 1960, in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States as the daughter of Lucimarian Tolliver and Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts.

Robin Roberts was brought up in Pass Christian, Mississippi. She is the youngest of four, siblings Sally-Ann, Lawrence, Jr., and Dorothy. Her father was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen.

Robin Roberts attended Pass Christian High School and graduated as the class of 1979 salutatorian. She later attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, graduating in 1983 with a degree in communication.

Robin Roberts was the first woman of colour and first openly LGBTQ+ woman to host the American TV game show “Jeopardy!”. She was a sportscaster on ESPN for 15 years and became co-anchor on Good Morning America in 2005.

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SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 24: Robin Roberts accepts the Sager Strong Award onstage during the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports)

Robin Roberts was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012. Her treatment for the myelodysplastic syndrome earned her a 2012 Peabody Award for the coverage.

Why Is Robin Roberts Taking A Break From GMA?

Robin Roberts is taking a break from GMA to take a vacation with her longtime partner, Amber Laign.

 



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