VIDEO: Robin Roberts says goodbye to WXYZ on last day at Good Morning America before medical leave

(WXYZ) - Co-anchor Robin Roberts is taking medical leave from Good Morning America a day early.

Roberts last day was originally schedule for Friday August 31. Early Thursday, Good Morning America announced Robin will be going home to Mississippi after the show.

You can watch Robin bid farewell to the WXYZ Detroit team and our viewers in the video player to the left.

She is going to be with her ailing mother, Lucimarian. GMA says Roberts is still scheduled to begin her final preps for her bone marrow transplant next week.

Roberts told viewers she was battling MDS in July, a rare blood and bone marrow disease known as preleukemia. Her bone marrow donor is her sister, Sally.

Let's send Robin off on medical leave with some well wishes. Leave your comments for Robin below or tweet us @WXYZDetroit. We may choose your tweet to use in our noon show!

You can send Robin a card at the following address:

Robin Roberts ABC – Good Morning America, 47 West 66 St. 6 th Floor, New York, NY  10019

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