Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Country star Martina McBride will appear on "Good Morning America" in support of her friend Robin Roberts.
McBride will visit with the "GMA" host and sing her Grammy-nominated song "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" during the 8 a.m. hour Thursday.
Roberts announced this week that Friday will be her last day before starting an extended medical leave for treatment of MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease once called preleukemia. She will undergo a bone marrow transplant.
She appeared in McBride's video for "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" last year along with cancer survivors and Hoda Kotb, Katie Couric and Sheryl Crow.
A news release says the singer also will announce a new partnership to help raise breast cancer awareness.