Robin Renï¿½ Roberts was born on November 23, 1960. She received a degree in communications from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1983. She is a television broadcaster and anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. In 2007, she was diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer. In 2012, she was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease of the bone marrow. ESPN awarded its Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Roberts at the 2013 ESPYs. She has written several nonfiction works including Basketball the Right Way, From the Heart: Seven Rules to Live By, and Everybody's Got Something.