Robin Roberts Comes Out
Roberts, 53, has been exceptionally open about her health fights, however she has not at one time spoken openly about her sexuality.
In an end-of-the-year message posted on her Facebook "like" page Sunday, Roberts kept in touch with: "I am thankful for my whole family, my long time mate, Amber, and companions as we arrange to praise a superb new year together."
While Roberts finished not provide for them her sweetheart's last name, People magazine distinguished her as Amber Laign, an authorized back rub specialist from San Francisco she met through common companions a decade prior.
It was ABC's Roberts whom President Barack Obama picked in May 2012 for his milestone question to recognize his backing for same-sex marriage.
Roberts has kept not many insider facts about her health. She composed and spoke broadly about her fight with breast disease in 2008 and again in 2012 when she experienced a bone marrow transplant to treat an extraordinary blood issue called myelodysplastic syndrome.
Sunday's Facebook posting went ahead the first commemoration of the 100th day of her recuperation from the transplant.
"At this minute I am at peace and loaded with bliss and appreciation," she composed. "I am thankful to God, my specialists and medical caretakers for my restored great health. I am appreciative for my sister, Sally-Ann, for being my contributor and providing for them me the endowment of life. I am appreciative for my whole family, my long time sweetheart, Amber, and companions as we arrange to praise an eminent new year together. I am thankful for the numerous petitions to God and well wishes for my recuperation. I give back every one of them to you 100 overlay. On this last Sunday of 2013 I urge you to consider what you are thankful for as well."