Friday, November 28, 2014

Robin Roberts hosts "Thank You, America" on ABC; Minnesota family fostered 90 children


Robin Roberts hosted a special presentation “Thank You, America!” Thanksgiving evening at 8 PM EST, major  ABC News link here.

The main event was Roberts’s surprising the Neal family in St. Cloud, MN, who have fostered over 90 children, as well as adopting four (including one from Africa) and a pair of twins (link) .
   
Roberts also interviewed Taylor Swift.


Later Roberts interviewed an elderly couple, the Harveys, who had cashed in its 401(k) account to start a food pantry charity for the homeless, in Gaithersburg. MD., link 
     
Roberts received a bone marrow transplant for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in 2013, as outlined in a Sloan Kettering article here. This pre-leukemia may occur as a result of previous chemotherapy for breast cancer.

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