Robin Roberts Returns to ‘GMA’

    GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Robin Roberts returned to anchor GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 2/20/13, almost six months after taking a medical leave of absence to undergo a bone marrow transplant for a rare blood disorder. (ABC/Heidi Gutman)  ROBIN ROBERTS, GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS

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    Pour yourself an early-morning mimosa—America's favorite a.m. news host is back. After a six-month hiatus battling a rare blood disorder, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), Robin Roberts made a joyous return to Good Morning America on Wednesday. The welcome—which the show spent months prepping for—included thousands of messages from her fans on social media, many of whom claim they watch the show only for Roberts. Producers of the segment said they were ecstatic about her return, not simply for the show’s sake, but for her own. “It doesn’t matter about ratings,” one producer said. “She is alive!”

    After six-month medical leave battling rare blood disorder.
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