Robin Roberts' transplant anniversary inspires Be the Match registrations

Be the Match marrow registry broke a one-day record for online registrations after "GMA" celebrated the fifth anniversary of Roberts' lifesaving bone marrow transplant.
1:07 | 09/22/17

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Transcript for Robin Roberts' transplant anniversary inspires Be the Match registrations
A lot of fun. Happy Friday, happy first day of fall. Great to have David with us here on a Friday morning. Great to be here and deliver the exciting announcement. I always said you look adorable for 5 years old. Healthier and wider than any 5-year-old I ever met. I was watching and not a dry eye from where I was watching either. So proud of you. Thank you. Weren't any dry eyes here in the studio as well. You know, you inspired so many people to register, be the match.com. You broke a record. Almost 2400 people signed up online in just one day and we're going to put that in perspective because I don't think you realize. It usually takes a recruiter to make that happen. You got it done in one day. I didn't. We got it done. Thank you, thank you very much. But that is so vital because it can lead to a potential cure for mds and sickle cell anemia. So many different illnesses. Think of A.J. That morning and when he met the person that saved his life. She's getting married this weekend. They'll all be there. A top story we want to tell

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