Robin Roberts to receive Disney Legends Award

The "GMA" Co-host, ABC News' Diane Sawyer, Bette Midler and Robert Downey Jr. are being recognized for making significant contributions to the Walt Disney Co.
1:47 | 05/16/19

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We switch to a big announcement about the Disney legends awards. They're given to those who made a significant contribution to our company and the legacy of Walt Disney. This year's recipients being revealed right now and they include iron man himself, Robert Downey Jr., Bette midler as well and two names you all know, Diane sawyer and our own robin Roberts. Yes, they will all be inducted August 23rd at the d-23 expo and there she is right there. Congratulations, robin. Congrats. Way to go. Oh, my goodness. You are know, to say I'm honored is an understatement. It's truly humbling. I've been a part of the Disney family for almost 30 years now beginning at ESPN in 1990 and so incredibly blessed and grateful for the opportunities to learn, to grow, to be with my wonderful colleagues like you back there in New York and this is an exciting time for the Walt Disney company and just really powder to be a part of it and so grateful to viewers, the way they invite us into their home. They come to see us there in the I just personally want to thank them for their support and for their prayers and, guys, the best part of being a Disney legend, it's lifetime passes to Disney world. My family is very excited about I'm not kidding. I find it hard to believe, robin, almost 30 years and you're only 25. I know. Absolutely amazing. I know, it's amazing, isn't it? I feel young being here in Atlanta with these wonderful students that are embarking on their dreams, great to be a part of it and to celebrate them here this morning. We're celebrating you, robin, back here in New York. Congratulations. You're an inspiration. Yes, congratulations.

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