‘GMA’ Host Robin Roberts, 52 Today, Says, ‘I Feel Stronger Every Day’

Good Morning America host Robin Roberts in an interview with her sister, Sally-Ann Roberts. (KHOU)

Happy birthday wishes are in order for Robin Roberts, who turns 52 today. But the “Good Morning America” host has more reasons to celebrate.

Roberts continues to recover from a bone marrow transplant, treatment for in her battle against the rare blood disorder myelodysplastic syndrome, also known as MDS.

At the halfway point, and following a recent hospitalization for a virus not responding to medication, Roberts gave an interview to her sister – and marrow donor – Sally-Ann Roberts. “It’s a journey that kind of zigzags, and there are complications and things like that, but I feel good,” she said. “I feel stronger every day.”

She is also feeling positive.

“I look at it as a clean slate,” she said. “How many people can say at this point in their lives that they get do-over, that they get a chance to start again? And that’s how I feel. We’re all a little bit stronger – a little bit stronger than we think we are. And that’s all we need.”

Watch the full interview below.

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