Robin Roberts Tears Up While Accepting ESPYs Arthur Ashe Award for Courage

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By Shari Weiss


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Robin Roberts was honored at Wednesday’s ESPY Awards with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.

LeBron James paid tribute to the “Good Morning America” anchor, who bravely underwent a bone marrow transplant last fall, and First Lady Michelle Obama feted the journalist via video.

In her acceptance speech, Roberts — a former ESPN sportscaster — spoke about how grateful she is for the support she’s received, lauded her sister for being her stem cell donor, and became emotional as she encouraged others to get tested.

Check out the moving video below.


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