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According to a statement from Diane von Furstenberg’s Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, Roberts has been chosen to receive a lifetime leadership award for the “extraordinary grace and courage” she has shown in her fight against breast cancer and a blood disorder.
The People’s Voice Award nominees, selected via online voting, celebrates women who use “vision, resources and commitment” to further positive change.
Roberts, who recently returned back to television after a life-altering surgery, continues to be a role model to people who admire her comeback.
Each DVF award winner receives $50,000 for her cause.
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