Robin Roberts Returns to New Orleans

The "GMA" anchor comes home for the first time since her bone marrow transplant.
2:50 | 02/01/13

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friends and family is an important part of her recovery. Oh! Roomy! The mascot. Reporter: An amazing homecoming trip. Josh and I happy to be along for the ride. She came home to give thanks to so many people that lifted her up, like the students of southeastern louisiana university. They registered hundreds of donors through the swabbin' for robin campaign. This really means a lot. My mama sai make your mess your message. You all have helped me do that. I'm so proud to be a lion! Mighty, mighty! Reporter: Covering us with beads and basketballs, they sent us off in big easy style. What is new orleans for you? The culture, the food, the people. It's home. ♪ Reporter: What welcome, with kermit, the rebirth brass band and the swirng, we found ourselves dancing right out of the car. ♪ parts of me haven't moved like that in awhile. Sam and josh, a dear family friend, this is annette. This is her place. Reporter: And robin's friends at the wisdom reception center brought mardy gri brought mardi gras to us. The food, the music, the friendship, helping her to feel a sense of normalcy. Welcome to my home. Reporter: And our robin brings the energy and humor. Dr. Giralt, just fruit juice. Guy, thanks for the ride home. I'm going leave you in great hands. Great hands. Somebody who knows this city better than I do. Oh, come on. Welcome home. Thank you, good to be home. Reporter: Our next big surprise, look who it is? Our friend emeril lagasse here to take us out on the town. Whoa! Here we go, you ready? Let's go. Go, new orleans. Think what we should do is get a cup of chickory coffee, have some beignets, we'll go from there. The original f market, cafe du monde. Are you ready? Here we go. And then we ate and ate and ate.

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