WATCH: Robin Roberts delivers emotional ESPYS speech

Posted at 6:36 AM, Jul 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-18 06:36:54-04

(WTVR) – “When fear knocks, let faith answer the door.”

That was one of the biggest messages Robin Roberts delivered to the audience at ESPN’s ESPY award show last night. Roberts, who has fought a well publicized battle with cancer, received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Roberts, who appears on Good Morning America, got her big break as an anchor/reporter for ESPN.

Prior to accepting the award, ESPN broadcast a clip detailing Roberts’ story.

Click the video box below to watch.