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Robin Roberts to Write Memoir About Her Health Struggle

May 23, 2013 (9:09 am) GMT
The 'Good Morning America' anchor will chronicle her battle against a rare blood and bone marrow disease and her brave journey to recovery.

has landed a new book deal with Grand Central Publishing. The "" host will write about her struggle with a rare blood and bone marrow disease. She is scheduled to release the tome in April 2014.

"I am humbled that many have an interest, and draw strength from my on-going journey," she gushes. "I'm grateful for the prayers and well wishes of so many people. I'm thrilled that Jamie Raab and Grand Central Publishing will help me tell my story."

Roberts temporarily left her "GMA" anchor seat for nearly six months to undergo treatment for Myelodysplastic syndromes. She returned to work at ABC in February this year, after undergoing a successful bone marrow transplant.

This is not Roberts' first book. In 2007, the anchor who's also a breast cancer survivor published "From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By", which later became a New York Times bestseller.

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