Our thoughts are with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, who opened up Monday morning about her rare blood disorder and upcoming bone marrow transplant.
“You crave normalcy,” she said on the show. “You don’t want to tell anybody because you don’t want to be treated differently.”
This unfortunately isn’t Roberts’s first encounter with serious illness, as she announced in 2007 her breast cancer diagnosis. My heart goes out to Roberts and other female anchors who have publicly battled health issues. Here are a few women who have gone through major health issues in front of viewers everywhere.