Robin Roberts returns to TV

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"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts at the Jackie Robinson Foundation annual Awards Dinner in New York on March 16, 2009. (File photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK -- Five months after undergoing a bone marrow transplant, Robin Roberts is back on television in the morning.

Roberts said Wednesday she'd been waiting 174 days "to say this, good morning America."

The morning-show host is recovering from MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. She looked thin with close-cropped hair but was smiling broadly, back at work on "Good Morning America" at ABC's studio in New York City.

ABC announced Roberts will interview first lady Michelle Obama later this week.

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