Robin Roberts to be guest announcer on Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - September 29, 2009 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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