Robin Roberts: Beating Her Way to the Top

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In 2011, Roberts announced she was taking a leave of absence to undergo treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare blood disorder that she contracted from her chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer in 2007. Her sister became her bone marrow donor.

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