Ms. Roberts, 51, was in good spirit today as friends and co-workers looked on as all it took was 5 minute to injected some cells into her veins. The television star reporter who was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, earlier this year – a disease which attacks blood cells and bone – told GMA afterwards: ‘I will now wait and anxiously watch and see what happens.
Roberts isn’t expected back on the air for the next several months, to allow her time to recover. The TV anchor suffered another emotional blow on August 30 when her beloved mother, Lucimarian, passed away at home in Mississippi at the age of 88 – her father, Lawrence, died in 2004.
‘I think she misses her mom a lot said her sister and I think it’s been really hard to go through this. “Get better soon Robin God Bless.