As you may or may not know, I love-love-love Robin Roberts. She is such a genuine, authentic person. (Says a guy that's never actually met her -- full disclosure.)

But how fun --and appropriate-- is this??

Robin has been tapped to christen the new Wingfoot One, Goodyear’s newest blimp.

On Thursday, Goodyear tweeted confirmation of Roberts’ acceptance of an offer made by the Akron, Ohio-based company.

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