Sometimes you can respect the work someone does, but also become inspired by them because of something they go through. This, for many, has been the case with Amy Robach. She is a television journalist and a cancer survivor. Inspirational.
Amy Joanne Robach was born in Michigan and has lived in several states and Washington, D.C. She graduated from high school while living in Georgia. She then earned high honors and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In 1994, she was one of the runners up in the Miss Georgia pageant.
Amy worked as a news anchor on Weekend Today from 2003 until 2012. She was, also, a Today National Correspondent from 2007 until 2012. She joined Good Morning America in 2012. She has been a Contributing Correspondent and a News Anchor.
In 2013, she encouraged many women to get necessary mammograms by having a mammogram on live television. Unfortunately, she later revealed that she had breast cancer. She took time off to have a bilateral mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation, and reconstruction surgery.
Amy was married for a dozen years and had two daughters. She has since remarried her second husband, actor Andrew Shue, and gained three step-sons. They married in 2010.
From her work to her battle with cancer, she is an inspiration. Be inspired! Have a bright day!