Good Morning America: August 30 2012
The Good Morning America August 30 2012 episode featured a special goodbye segment for anchor Robin Roberts, who will be going on medical leave in order to have a bone marrow transplant. Roberts has myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), and will be getting a marrow donation from her sister, Sally-Ann. To support Robin, you can order a Prayer for Protection bracelet from Be the Match.
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Robin Roberts’ Sister, Sally-Ann and Doctor Talk About Transplant
Today was Robin Roberts’ last day on GMA before taking a medical leave for her bone marrow transplant. Robin’s donor – her sister Sally-Ann – and her doctor talked with her on Good Morning America to talk about the procedure. Find out how to join Team Robin and get your own Robin Roberts Prayer for Protection bracelet.
The Ricki Lake Show Review
Television host Ricki Lake chatted with GMA’s Lara Spencer about her new talk show, The Ricki Lake Show, which premieres September 10. The show will feature women’s issues in a positive and informing tone.
Book of Messages for Robin Roberts, Martina McBride’s Save Lids to Save Lives
Robin Roberts was given a book filled with messages from her GMA family. Martina McBride performed “I’m Gonna Love You Through it” for Roberts and talked about her Save Lids to Save Lives campaign which will raise money for breast cancer research.
Robin’s Last Day, Where to Buy Prayer for Protection Wristband
To say goodbye to Roberts, her co-anchors had a few special gifts for her.
- George Stephanopoulos gifted Robin a bell similar to the one they use on Good Morning America. Stephanopoulos said that whenever she needed anything, she could ring the bell and know they were there for her.
- Lara Spencer told Robin that they were all crying not tears of sadness, but because they all wished they could take this on for her. She gifted Robin with matching pajamas for her and Sally-Ann to wear.
- Sam Champion sent Robin his love, and Josh Elliott gave Robin a 6-pack of RC Cola.
While Robin is on leave, there will be many guest anchors, like Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Barbera Walters, Kelly Ripa, the cast of Modern Family, Oprah, Chris Rock, Rob Lowe and some surprise guests–be sure to tune in!