Elizabeth Vargas made her much anticipated return as co-anchor of 20/20 for the first time in two months, following her 60-day rehab stay in August. Closer Weekly spoke to her colleagues and friends who are supporting her 100 percent.
“I went in and gave her a big hug,” '20/20' colleague Deborah Roberts, who sought out Elizabeth at the office on Oct. 28, tells 'Closer.' “She looks great, and we’re thrilled to see her back.”
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“Everyone admires what she has been through and how she wants to live her life now,” 'NBC News' star Cynthia McFadden tells 'Closer.' “She is a great reporter. She is an amazing mother. Now she has a badge of courage on a different battleground. I tip my hat to her.”
“Nobody is perfect. I think Elizabeth will find inspiration in her struggle,” Norah O’Donnell, co-anchor of 'CBS This Morning,' shares with 'Closer.'
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“Elizabeth faced her demons in a public way,” Connie Chung raves to 'Closer' of Elizabeth’s brave decision. “She set an example of the courage it takes to come out and get help.”
For more about Elizabeth Vargas’ return to the spotlight, including quotes from a close friend about her “excited and nervous” feelings the morning of Oct. 28, pick up the new issue of 'Closer Weekly,' on stands now.
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