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'GMA's' Robin Roberts' coming out seen as significant
'GMA's' Robin Roberts' coming out seen as significant

When "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts took to her Facebook page to count her blessings, express gratitude for her recovery from a rare blood and bone marrow disease and thank her longtime girlfriend, Roberts didn't just come out. As one of the most prominent personalities on TV, media watchers said, Roberts became an instant role model for young people who see few other openly gay people of color in the TV news business. In a year-end post that expressed thanks for her recovery from myelodysplastic syndrome, Roberts wrote Sunday: "I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new...

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