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Everybody's got something

by Roberts, Robin, 1960-

Format: Book on CD 2014
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 8 of 8 copies
Available (8)
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CLP - Beechview Audiovisual Collection (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
Location  CLP - Beechview
 
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
 
Call Number  (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
 
 
CLP - East Liberty AV (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
Location  CLP - East Liberty
 
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Call Number  (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
 
 
CLP - Hill District Audiovisual Collection (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
Location  CLP - Hill District
 
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
 
Call Number  (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
 
 
CLP - Homewood Audiovisual Collection (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
Location  CLP - Homewood
 
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
 
Call Number  (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
 
 
CLP - South Side Audiovisual Collection (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
Location  CLP - South Side
 
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
 
Call Number  (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Audiovisual Collection (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
 
Call Number  (CD) RC280.B8 R586 2014cx
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon Audio Books (Cassettes and CD's) BOOK-ON-DISC 92 ROBERTS Robin (7)
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
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Call Number  BOOK-ON-DISC 92 ROBERTS Robin (7)
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Audiovisual CD 361.1969 R [B-O-CD]
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Call Number  CD 361.1969 R [B-O-CD]
 
 
Summary
"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something."

So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's new memoir in which she recounts the incredible journey that's been her life so far, and the lessons she's learned along the way. With grace, heart, and humor, she writes about overcoming breast cancer only to learn five years later that she will need a bone marrow transplant to combat a rare blood disorder, the grief and heartbreak she suffered when her mother passed away, her triumphant return to GMA after her medical leave, and the tremendous support and love of her family and friends that saw her through her difficult times.

Following her mother's advice to "make your mess your message," Robin taught a nation of viewers that while it is true that we've all got something -- a medical crisis to face, aging parents to care for, heartbreak in all its many forms --- we've also all got something to give: hope, encouragement, a life-saving transplant or a spirit-saving embrace. As Robin has learned, and what readers of her remarkable story will come to believe as well, it's all about faith, family and friends. And finding out that you are stronger, much stronger, than you think.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "When Good Morning America cohost Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, she mounted a very public battle. Five years after completing treatment, she faced a rare bone-marrow disorder, likely caused by the cancer treatment, that again tested her strength and resolve, again in public. Following her mother's time-honored advice to make your mess your message, Roberts offers an inspiring memoir of her life, from her home base in Mississippi to her home in New York and the glamorous though grueling life of a television reporter. Roberts prevailed through a painful bone-marrow transplant, with her sister as donor; the death of her mother; and her triumphant return to GMA after her medical leave, proudly wearing her bald head on air. With the infectious personality for which she's known, Roberts details the support of family and friends and the people she's met in her life and career who've inspired her by overcoming their own challenges with the something that everybody inevitably faces. Photos enhance this inspiring memoir.--Bush, Vanessa Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this soulful memoir, the host of Good Morning America recounts her recent struggle with illness and path to recovery. The book begins in 2012, when Roberts was first diagnosed with MDS (a disease sometimes referred to as pre-leukemia), and traces step-by-step her experiences through the treatment that included a bone marrow transplant from her sister, Sally-Ann, all the way to her triumphant return to morning television. Fortunately, Roberts recovers from the risky and often excruciating process with support from family and many friends, including colleagues Diane Sawyer and Dr. Richard Besser. The author's beloved mother, who passed away right before Roberts was admitted to the hospital, is the driving force in this story of resilience; even the title is inspired by something her mother used to say. Roberts contemplates the experience with a mix of gravity, courage and humor, saying, "I traveled so far on a combination of faith and science." She offers readers a deeply intimate and endearing glimpse into the human side of battling illness. (Apr.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."

Additional Information
Subjects Roberts, Robin, -- 1960-
Roberts, Robin, -- 1960- -- Health.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Myelodysplastic syndromes -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Women television news anchors -- United States -- Biography.
Life change events.
Faith.
Hope.
Encouragement.
Audiobooks.
Publisher New York :Hachette Audio,2014
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Chambers, Veronica, author.
Hachette Audio (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Read by the author.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
"Includes a PDF of photos"--Container.
Compact disc.
Description 7 audio discs (approximately 7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781478979630
1478979631
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