One day after announcing to the world that she's been diagnosed with MDS, a rare blood disorder that will require chemotherapy and a bone-marrow transplant from her sister, Robin Roberts was back in her Good Morning America chair this morning.

"I slept like a baby last night for the first night since my diagnosis," Roberts said on air. "My family and I are overwhelmed and comforted by the response from everyone."

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Five years after beating breast cancer, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts announced to a national audience today that she has been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) a rare blood disorder that will require chemotherapy and a bone-marrow transplant.

Roberts, holding back tears, told viewers that her older sister is “a virtually perfect match” and will serve as her donor.

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