Robin Roberts was honored at 2013 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.
To present this award to Robin Roberts was NBA Miami Heat Player LeBron James. In this tribute he states how the Good Morning America Anchor underwent a bone marrow transplant. last fall.
First Lady Michelle Obama also Video in to offer her congratulations.
“Robin has inspired all of us with her courage and tenacity as she overcame a life-threatening illness not once, but twice,” said Obama, who has had quite an award-show presence this year. “And she has also touched so many of us with her warmth and her compassion. See, the beautiful thing about Robin is, that she treats everyone she meets with such deep respect and kindness, from her producers to her crew to people like me, even more on the other side of her tough questions. Robin, congratulations, I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award, love you much.”