Robin Roberts to be guest announcer on Opry

September 29, 2009 7:42:32 AM PDT
Robin Roberts, co-host of ABC's "Good Morning America" and a breast cancer survivor, will be guest announcer this Friday during a special Grand Ole Opry show promoting research about the disease. Roberts, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, will introduce acts during the long-running live country music show.

According to a news release from the Opry, Carrie Underwood will flip a switch turning the Opry's signature red barn backdrop pink in support of breast cancer research.

Roberts has written a book, "From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live By," which chronicles her experiences since being diagnosed.

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