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  • Charlie Gibson Through the Years

    A baby Charlie Gibson peeks over his crib at home. Gibson is a native of Evanston, Ill., and grew up in Washington, D.C.
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    Gibson and his father relax in their yard.
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    Gibson in an undated school photograph.
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    Gibson, who came to ABC News in 1975, was the White House correspondent for the network from 1976-77.
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    Gibson and Dr. Nancy Snyderman are pictured aboard the USS Blue Ridge in the Persian Gulf for "Good Morning America."
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    Gibson interviewed Mikhail Gorbachev for "GMA" April 30, 1992.
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    Gibson on the set of "GMA" with Julia Child. Child was a regular guest for many years on "GMA" and developed a close friendship with Gibson.
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    Gibson reports from Washington, D.C., during the inauguration of President George W. Bush Jan. 20, 2001.
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    Gibson interviewed Pete Rose on "GMA" in 2004. The interview made headlines when Rose admitted for the first time that he bet on baseball.
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    Gibson reports from the Vatican in Rome during the death of Pope John Paul II, April 4, 2005.
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    Gibson broadcasts live from Buckingham Palace during an exclusive visit to the Royal Palaces of London on "Good Morning America," Oct. 7, 2005. The Royal Carriagers, Chris Lloyd (left) and Martin Oates are interviewed in front of the Landau Carriage.
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    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the film, "The Sound of Music," the original cast, featuring Julie Andrews and the now grown-up actors who portrayed the Von Trapp children, reunited for an appearance on "Good Morning America" Nov. 11, 2005. Gibson croons a tune to Julie Andrews.
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