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sleep early. >> that's right. good morning, america. winter storm emergency. that powerful nor'easter hitting right now, 60 million in the storm zone from virginia to new york, boston to maine. the new alert for dangerous flooding and blinding snow, up to 2 feet in some areas. more than 1,000 flights already cancelled. schools are shut down and the warning for your morning commute. our team is live tracking the storm. breaking overnight, stormy daniels sues the president. the adult film star who claims she had an affair with donald trump, now taking him on over their nondisclosure agreement. this as the white house deals with another high-profile departure. the president's chief economic adviser resigns, rattling the markets. ♪ and the final twist. after what's been called one of the most the disastrous
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"bachelor" finales ever, arie proposing again. >> lauren elizabeth burnham, will you marry me? >> definitely. >> just moments after coming face-to-face with his jilted ex -- >> i do regret proposing that day. >> now, arie and his new fiancee flying all night, joining us live in times square. >> both: good morning, america. and good morning, america. okay, another weird night on the "bachelor." >> it's just another night. >> but this morning, arie and lauren are here live. arrived just moments ago. right here in times square. good thing they had an umbrella. >> boy, do i have a lot of questions for him. first, we begin with that massive storm that's moving into the northeast. it's the second major storm in just a week, and you're looking at pennsylvania. the snow is starting to come down heavy there right now.
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>> and both pennsylvania and new jersey have declared states of emergency. dozens of schools are closed up and down the east coast. thousands of flights have been cancelled or delayed. our team is spread out across the region. rob is starting off. he's right here in times square. good morning, rob. >> good morning here we go >> good morning, here we go again, robin, nor'easter will track closer to the coastline, already brought blizzard conditions to the midwest, and now the coastal low is kicking up. the mix is going to expand through the afternoon. bullet points, the big cities, philadelphia, rain will mix in there for 3 to 6-inch total. new york city, mix of rain and snow and sleet, 5 to 10 inches. we already had this storm come through last week with damage and linsey davis is live for us this morning in new rochelle.
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>> reporter: good morning to you, rob. what a mangled mess from the storm last friday. tangled and twisted power lines here. but the homeowners here, they will tell you they're lucky. take a look at why. this massive tree, while it did hit their car it narrowly avoided hitting their house. still they're without power. they're worried about this second nor'easter in less than a week. this morning, with temperatures falling fast, snow is piling up in the northeast. the powder mixing with sleet, creating a dangerous morning commute for millions. the storm is strengthening as it heads up the i-95 corridor. coastal areas like this seawall in marshfield, massachusetts,m are already seeing giant waves, now the area is preparing to get slammed with 40 to 60 mile-per-hour winds as well as 10 to 15-foot waves. reminiscent of last weekend's deadly nor'easter. nearly one week after that storm, thousands are still struggling to live without basic resources.
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workers scramble to clear street littlered with debris and downed power lines. more than 100,000 still remain in the dark. >> it's freezing in my house. it's 45 in there. >> reporter: viewers gave us a glimpse of what life has been like without power and hot water. >> as you can see, we have no lights and no running hot water. we haven't been able to shower since friday. >> this is now our home and our office, which is the holiday inn. >> just to show you i had to throw out all my food. it's very disheartening. >> reporter: residents are praying that scenes like these will not be repeated today. utility crews are busy at work on surrounding streets. they say they won't stop working until the wind hits 30 miles an hour. at that point they say it's just far too dangerous for them to remain up in the buckets. at this point, the temperature is still above freezing, so the snow is not sticking to the ground. robin. >> linsey, thank you. but it is a messy commute
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for millions this morning. let's take a live look at the roads in pennsylvania right now. abc's gio benitez is there in allentown. they're preparing to battle the snow. good morning. >> reporter: that's right, george, good morning. listen, that heavy snow just beginning to fall here. we're getting those thick snowflakes right now. take a look at this, because this is all about that salt. the trucks will come in here, grab the salt and start putting it on those roads. even if pennsylvania they have turned garbage trucks into snowplows so they're really trying to get ready for that morning commute, get ready and make it a lot easier for people. you know, a lot of these interstates and highways have already started limiting traffic later today and we'll have a commercial travel ban in place for parts of pennsylvania, george. >> okay, i know my kids were excited when they got the word last night no school here, up and down the east coast. >> that's right, new jersey, delaware, pennsylvania, we're talking about 550 schools that have already cancelled classes. philly is the largest school district. that school district alone has
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130,000 students that won't be going to school today, george. >> thank you, gio. michael. >> thank you, george. let's move up to massachusetts, where they're still recovering from last week's damaging floods. abc's eva pilgrim is in duxbury. eva, you're bracing for high winds and even more coastal flooding. >> reporter: that's right, michael. it's round three for this area, which has been hit hard by these nor'easters. and you can see -- look at this, this flooding is still here from the last storm. we are in duxbury this morning where they are now facing a crisis as this new nor'easter is set to slam these already-battered seawalls. take a look at this drone video that we have here. you can see those angry waves crashing in, that's the major problem here, where the seawall has actually been breached. teams working through the night to shore it up, a temporary fix but necessary with this incoming storm. contractors, town workers, and even regular private citizens all pitching in, working through
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the night to get this done. they did their best but now they will have to wait and see. guys, this water you see right here will be sitting here for a while. the earliest it will be pumped out is friday, michael. >> eva, unfortunately, for some of these homeowners, this is the third time this winter that they've been flooded. >> reporter: that's right, michael. i've spoken to some of those homeowners. i was here for that first nor'easter. they say they still have water in their basements, on their streets. there's no power for some of their neighbors. they're really hoping that with this storm, mother nature cuts them a little bit of a break. michael. >> all right, thank you. help thy neighbor, eva. ro rockin. >> neighbor helping neighbor. as you can imagine, thousands of flights have been cancelled or delayed because of the storms. the ripple effects are being felt all across the country. abc's kayna whitworth is at lga here in new york with more. good morning. >> reporter: it's slow going out here at laguardia as they brace
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for their second nor'easter here in a week. now, we don't want a repeat of what happened last week when the winds blew off the roof of that american airlines hangar. that day they were seeing wind gusts of about 60 miles per hour. today, they're expecting gusts of about 40 miles an hour, still a little bit less. but, it has just now started snowing out here in queens. they have already cancelled more than 400 flights here at laguardia and other airports around new york are being hard hit as well. 540 flights cancelled in newark. when we look at our big board here, the departure board behind us, you can see just a whole lot of red. nearly 2,000 flights have been cancelled nationwide. that is nearly ten times more cancellations than we saw yesterday. that's likely to have a ripple effect so we will probably see a lot more cancellations and delays throughout the day today. but i guess, robin, a little bit
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of good news here is that most major airlines say they'll waive all of those change fees. that's something that people can go home with today. >> that's true. all right, kayna, thank you. and let's go back to rob, where is this storm going to be heading next? >> here in new york, nothing accumulating yet. it's pretty wet, rain mixing in with that snow. let's time it out. the coastal low is developing and we'll be intensifying and riding up the delmarva throughout the morning and afterhours with that snow intensifying. the worst weather from philly to new haven will be about from noontime to dinnertime. coastal flooding there, some land flooding in places like rhode island and cape cod, mostly a rain event there. 6 to 12 along i-95. the rain/snow line all day long.
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with that wet heavy snow on tree limbs and wind gusting over 40 miles an hour, you're looking at the potential for power outages. we'll be monitoring that throughout the day. >> a good day to go home and take a nap, if you can. to the white house right now and another major departure from president trump's team. trump's chief economic adviser gary cohn is resigning, the sixth top official this year. we've never seen turnover like this so early in a presidency. triple president obama, double president reagan's. our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has the latest. this announcement is already rattling financial markets. >> reporter: it certainly is. as you say, more turnover in this white house than any other administration in recent history. president trump says he likes the conflict. he likes to watch two sides fight it out. that's how he makes his decisions. in this case, gary cohn fought it out, he lost and now he's out. this morning, another top aide in the trump administration out, chief economic adviser gary cohn resigning.
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the circle of west wing loyalists shrinking by the day. the news came just hours after president trump declared his white house chaos-free. >> i read, oh, gee, maybe people don't want to work for trump. believe me, everybody wants to work in the white house. they all want a piece of that oval office. they all want a piece of that west wing. >> reporter: the president insists there is no turmoil. >> i like conflict. i like having two people with two different point of views. i certainly have that. then i make a decision. >> reporter: in a statement, president trump called cohn a rare talent. saying, he did a superb job in driving the agenda and unleashing the american economy once again. cohn returning the niceties, saying it has been an honor to serve my country and enact pro-growth economic policies to benefit the american people, in particular the passage of historic tax reform. but behind the scenes, the two men clashed. cohn strongly opposed the
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president's plan to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. the president saying trade wars are a good thing. cohn adamantly disagreed. he nearly resigned last summer. jut raged by the president's response to the violent clashes involving white nationalists in charlottesville. >> i think there's blame on both sides. you had some very bad people in that group. but you also had people that were very fine people on both sides. >> reporter: cohn is now the sixth high-profile white house aide to resign this year and the president hinted there are more departures to come. >> there will be people -- i'm not going to be specific -- but there will be people that change, they always change. >> reporter: now the president refused to answer when directly asked if his attorney general jeff sessions might be the next to go. the white house is saying gary cohn will stay on the job for another few weeks, president saying, this is a job that many people want. >> he says he'll make a wise
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choice and the markets watching that as well, cecilia. >> they are, especially all eyes here at home to see how wall street plays out today with cohn gone. cohn was viewed as a stabilizing force here in the west wing. let's talk about replacements. names that are being kicked around to replace cohn, peter navarro, a democrat, and larry kudlow, a conservative commentator and trump campaign adviser. they both have competing views on trade, george. >> very different from cohn as well. meantime, cecilia, the primary elections in texas saw a surge in democratic turnout, any response from the white house? >> so far, no. we might hear something that president trump, given all the candidates in republican primaries he picked won their primaries to avoid a runoff. >> cecilia vega, thank you very much. >> we have heard from the president about this, the possible breakthrough in the standoff with north korea. the president spontding to south korea's claim that the north is prepared to negotiate with the u.s. and our chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, is right here in the studio with
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us and has the latest. >> reporter: this is breakthrough. the north koreans say they'll suspend those nuclear tests, they'll suspend those missile tests if they begin talks. and what the u.s. had said, what donald trump had said, is you have to talk about denuclearization. north korea has agreed to this. there is guarded optimism but this is what president trump said. >> i think that their statement and the statements coming out of south korea and north korea have been very positive. that would be a great thing for the world. we'll see how it all comes about. >> and we have no idea when that will happen. but it looks like it might happen. they'll start talking about it. >> does the president deserve some credit here? >> i think he deserves some credit here. some people might call it the madman theory that kim jong-un didn't know what donald trump would do. there have been sanctions, there have been threats. we'll see what happens. >> again, promising. >> he seems to be itching for that meeting. thank you, martha.
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we move on now to some new legal trouble for president trump. stormy daniels is now filing a lawsuit against the president, arguing that the nondisclosure agreement she signed right before the 2016 election is not valid. our chief national correspondent tom llamas has the story. >> reporter: with this lawsuit, the nondisclosure agreement has now been made public, using aliases it lays out the agreement between stormy daniels and president trump. that according to the complaint. now daniels said it's null and void which could mean she's free to tell her story. this morning, president trump and his personal legal team have a new problem with an old foe. stormy daniels. the adult entertainment star filed this civil lawsuit in los angeles superior court, arguing a nondisclosure agreement she signed was not binding because it was missing something essential, president trump's signature. daniels claims in their agreement they used aliases,
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saying president trump was referred to as david dennison and she was peggy peterson. in her lawsuit, a copy of the agreement shows a blank space where she says mr. trump would have signed. this lawsuit is also the first time that daniels has admitted publicly to signing a nondisclosure agreement. >> do you have a nondisclosure agreement? >> do i? >> you can't say whether or not you have one. if you didn't have a nondisclosure agreement you most certainly could say i don't have a nondisclosure agreement, yes? >> you're so smart, jimmy. >> reporter: before the agreement daniels told her story to "in touch" magazine back in 2011. she said she met the president in 2006 at a golf tournament, snapping this photo she later posted on her myspace page. she told the magazine that trump, then a reality star, invited her to his hotel suite where they had sex. afterwards she said trump told her i'm going to call you, i'm going to call you, i have to see you again.
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you're amazing. we have to get you on the apprentice. in the magazine interview, daniels also claiming her affair with trump lasted about a year. when trump was a newlywed. >> he had been married to melania a little over a year. his son barron had been born three or four months prior to that. >> reporter: according to her lawsuit, the so-called agreement was finalized 11 days before the election and just three weeks ago the president's longtime personal attorney, michael cohn, admitted to paying $130,000 of his own money to daniels whose real name is stephanie clifford. but cohen said in a statement, neither the trump organization nor the trump campaign was a party to the transaction with ms. clifford and neither reimbursed me for the payment either directly or indirectly. legal experts are mixed on whether daniels has a case. cohn nor the white house has commented yet on this new
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development. >> he doesn't deny donald trump may have told him or paid him. >> never says that and the lawsuit also lines out that cohn should have told donald trump about this because he's his attorney. >> thanks very much. back to rob. >> here is the money map along the coastline, that's tricky. 3 to 6 in philadelphia, 8 to 12 it in new york city and inland, through you go, 12 to 24 in some of the higher hills. time for your snowy cities now brought to you by edward jones. news" meteorologist mike nicco.
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partial sunshine and comfortable temperatures today and rain gear needed tonight and we have showers through friday and the weekend there's a small chance for a better chance of rain. look at the mid to upper 60s and 70s in the south bay. upper 40s to mid 50s and the green, the rain rolling in and ch coming up, we continue our live coverage up and down the east coast tracking the nor'easter as it moves in. thousands of flights already cancelled or delayed. schools shut down. and the "bachelor" arie is here live. what was he thinking? we're going to find out. ♪ (vo) do not go gentle into that good night, old age should burn and rave at close of day;
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good morning east bay let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> i'm natasha zouves from abc 7 mornings. police are investigating an officer involved shooting in san francisco. happening around 10:30 last night. two armed robbery victims flagged down a patrol car. the suspects drove a black honda civic. spotted car and ordered two suspects out of the vehicle and found one in the trunk. an officer involved shooting took place and the suspect in the trunk died at the scene. >> take ago look at the roads here this morning. we had an issue a work truck struck one of the toll booths. i watched them clear that, lane four. so that is back open and the
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try metamucil, and begin to feel what lighter feels like. welcome back to "good morning america." you're looking at our abc road cam in pennsylvania. the roads there as you see are deserted as the snow starts to moves in. 60 million americans are in its path. >> is double whammy a technical term? take a live look at the airport in philadelphia, thousands of flights have already been cancelled or delayed. the ripple effects being felt across the country. so far states of emergency have been declared in new jersey and pennsylvania. hundreds of schools have been closed across five states. including right here in new york and rob is out in times square. he's got the latest on the storm's path. >> good morning. we're getting started now with this nor'easter, mostly rain mixing with some snow here in new york city. but colder air will develop as this storm strengthens off the coastline and that process is
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just beginning, too. the delmarva will see the low. you see that dense white from philadelphia to new york that's where the heavy snow is going to fall, pretty much in the afternoon hours. a miserable time. the winds will be cranks as well. the precip ends later on tonight. 6 to 12 along the i-95 corridor. more on the storm throughout the day. michael, back inside. >> all right, thank you, rob. now to the roller coaster finale of the "bachelor." amy has a smile on her face already. we're going to talk to arie live in a moment. amy, you got a look at the explosive ending and the surprise proposal. >> were you surprised last night, michael? >> i kind of was. >> all right, i know you were watching. guess what, he did it again. arie getting down on one knee on national tv but this time he proposed to that other woman. overnight, a second proposal from arie luyendyk jr.
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>> i made some bad decisions but the best decision was running back to you. i'm ready to face this life with you and all that comes with it. good and the bad. i love you so much. and i want to do this in front of everyone, because i want to show you that i should have done this a long time ago. so -- lauren elizabeth burnham, will you marry me? >> definitely. >> reporter: a bachelor no more, proposing to lauren b. just moments after coming face-to-face with his jilted ex, becca. >> i regretted proposing that day. because i wasn't fully ready. >> why did you do it? >> i choose you today, but i choose you every day from here on out. >> reporter: the formerly engaged couple seeing each other for the first time since that shocking split. >> you're making me really nervous right now.
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what's up? >> the more i hung out with you the more i felt like i was losing the possibility of maybe reconciling things with lauren. >> so, what? do you want to get back with her? >> i want to see if there's that possibility. >> are you [ bleep ] kidding me? >> reporter: the heart-rendering break-up playing out in real time. >> i'm not going to hug you good-bye. >> i'm not -- i'm just -- >> i feel like my future was ripped away. >> reporter: fans calling the move callous, saying, to do this on camera is classless, and, this is the worst thing i've ever seen. but no worries, becca appears to be over all that heartbreak and she got a pretty big consolation prize. she's going to be the next "bachelorette." michael, i know you have more. >> oh, i do, amy. we're joined now by arie. how are you doing, man? >> good to see you.
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>> it's good to see you. >> boy, i'm watching that piece and i'm over here just going, arie, what's going on? you know, when did you -- why did you propose to one woman when you know you were still in love with another woman? >> yeah, i think as a bachelor, there's a timeline, and for me there was a lot of pressure on that day. being the bachelor and to propose, that's what's expected in a way. and i was really conflicted. i felt in the moment that was the right decision. but it obviously wasn't. >> at what point did you question your decision? >> shortly after i got back from peru, i really started thinking about lauren more and more. you know, it's really hard because i feel like every bachelor goes through it. they have to say a very tough good-bye on the same day they have a proposal. >> do you have to propose, though? if you're not in love, or if you think there's a conflict of your
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emotions, do you have to propose? >> you don't have to propose but i think i put that pressure on myself. i was at the end of this road. i tried to really think logically, and in hindsight, no, i shouldn't have proposed. >> and a lot of backlash from a lot of people. sean lowe tweeted, not only is this unfair to becca, it makes arie look bad. jojo fletcher tweeted, stop filming her. you had already proposed. it was a few weeks later, why was the decision made to film this? a lot of people felt it could have been done in a more quiet way. >> yeah, i think for me, i really wanted everyone to know that this was on me, this was my fault. i felt like filming that would let people know that. if there were any questions on the break-up, those would be squashed if they saw the break-up. i wanted her the opportunity -- honestly, i wanted her -- the opportunity for her to be the potential "bachelorette." >> you saw becca last night. had you seen her since the break-up or was that the first time? >> that was the first time.
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>> how was that feeling for you? >> i hope i gave her a little bit of closure. i'm very happy for her. i'm happy that she is going to be able to find her true love through the show. you know, this ending obviously wasn't perfect. i know it's difficult for a lot of people to swallow, but i'm happy. and it took a long, hard road to get here. but i'm really solid in my relationship and we have been together since january and it's going really well and i knew this was going to be a tough week for me. >> and you are engaged again to lauren. >> yeah. >> congratulations again. >> thank you. >> and watching the show last night, the reaction from the crowd was kind of mixed. are you worried about how people are going to react to your relationship with lauren? >> of course. i think that, you know, you would love to have support from people online, but what really matters is our relationship, our family, our friends, and they're
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all on board. >> do you feel that everyone involved in this has closure now? >> i hope so. i mean, i think last night you could see that lauren and i are very happy, and becca is going to be the new "bachelorette." i'm very happy for her in that. i feel like, yes, there is a happy ending to this story. >> there is a happy ending and you're happy. >> yeah, i'm very happy. >> don't go anywhere. we'll have more with you. not only you, we'll have your fiancee as well. i got to see how she's feeling about all this. >> all right, sounds good. >> back to you, robin. coming up here on "good morning america" -- we have the russian spy mystery for you. were this father and daughter poisoned? what investigators are discovering this morning. come on back. come on back.
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ex-russian spy and his daughter who collapsed moments later in the english town of salsbury. >> on the floor, her eyes were wide open and the man went stiff, his arms stopped moving. >> reporter: the man is sergei skripal, convicted in 2004 in moscow of spying for britain. he and his daughter yulia are both now fighting for their lives. british authorities suspect some kind of poisoning. >> our focus is on trying to establish what has caused these people to become critically ill. >> reporter: another ominous development, police officers and others at the scene were hospitalized after suffering rashes, wheezing and vomiting, the incident similar to a killing of a russian dissident in 2006. russian president vladimir putin probably approved the murder. this chilling video clip from 2010 has emerged when skripal and others were released in a
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spy swap, putin vowing revenge. traitors will kick the bucket, he said, trust me. they have betrayed their friends, their brothers in arms. that's just a gangster thing to say for any world leader that's the concern here today in london. there was an emergency meeting of britain's top security officials. prime minister theresa may has briefed parliament. later today, we're told that we'll learn exactly what that mysterious substance was that struck down sergei skripal and his daughter. george. >> they'll have to trace it. okay, terry, thanks very much. michael. >> thank you, george. coming up, an exclusive first look at tom brady after that super bowl loss, what he told his children. that's coming up next on "gma." that super bowl loss, what he told his children. that's coming up next on "gma." that's coming up next on "gma." before he met your grandmother this is the pepsi for this model and his mom. hi cindy (sweetly) oh! hi britney (happily surprised) have you met uncle drew? this is the pepsi that's back from the future.
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we're back now with tom brady, the superstar patriots qb and all-around great guy. always seems to come out on top. but this year, came up just short when his team lost in the super bowl of course to the eagles. now in an exclusive clip from his facebook watch show, "tom versus time," he talked about how he turned that disappointment into a teachable moment for his children. >> it was the first time that i had seen my kids really react in that way. benny was crying. vivi was crying. they were sad for me and sad for the patriots. but, i just said to them, i said, look, guys, this is a
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great lesson. you know, we don't always win, we try our best and sometimes it doesn't go the way we want. >> now as his kids are getting a little older they have an idea of what their dad really does and the disappointment of that super bowl loss. >> he has three kids and he five rings so he needs one more so each of them get two. >> they needed that moment. >> you only really learn when you lose. and that's the truth. >> that's true. >> that's the truth. i got to say it's compelling. it's the sixth and the final episode of "tom versus time," the project i was involved in. it airs monday on facebook watch. to top it all off, tom brady will be here live on monday morning with us. >> first time we have talked to him since the super bowl. >> yeah. first time i've talked to him ,
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tracking the nor'easter. and oprah is here live. what she's saying about "a wrinkle in time" and so much more. oh, my gosh, i can't wait to see this film. come on back. oh, my gosh, i can't wait to see this film. come on back. back. i wondered if she could do the stuff she does for us which is kinda, a lot. and if that pain could mean something worse. joint pain could mean joint damage. enbrel helps relieve joint pain, and helps stop further damage enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders and allergic reactions have occurred. tell your doctor if you've been someplace where fungal infections are common. or if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b, have been treated for heart failure or if you have persistent fever, bruising, bleeding or paleness. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. since enbrel, my mom's back to being my mom.
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♪ next chapter ♪ . welcome back. we continue our coverage of the big nor'easter in the northeast. i want to show you a live shot of what's happening right now in asbury park in new jersey there. cameras shaking. the waves are building. that's just one aspects of this storm. another aspect, the precip, as this low develops off the jersey shore, pretty much the i-95 corridor is kind of your rain/snow line where the mix, the snow is going to be heaviest. and where the forecast is trickiest. go farther inland the snow will be piling up in a hurry, in some cases over a foot.
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for the road conditions and what they're doing to prep, we go live now to gio benitez who is in allentown, pennsylvania. gio. >> reporter: hey rob, more than a foot of snow expected here in allentown, pennsylvania. you can see that snow here is starting to fall heavy. you can see the salt trucks loading up with salt because they're just trying to keep these roads clear. they're trying to keep people off these roads, rob. >> if you don't have to go out, don't do it. these are shots from yesterday and the day before. all week really the waves have been pounding the massachusetts coastline which sustained damage to seawalls. they're a little exposed. there are flood warnings from maryland to maine and flash flood warnings posted for parts of rhode island and parts of eastern massachusetts where the rain is going to be heaviest. the waves, 15, 20 feet here. coastal flooding this morning. obviously the waves will be pounding that area and then the snows will be winding down really not until after tonight
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>> this is abc 7 mornings. >> half way through week i'm natasha zouves from abc 7 mornings. meteorologist mike nicco whats a look at the forecast. >> hey everybody. clouds look like they can give up the goods at any time and it is dry below 18,000 feet. go do your outdoor activities. once night fall comes that's when the rain starts to roll in. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s and 70s down in the south bay. several chances of rain, today, tomorrow, and friday and saturday. a quarter to half inch maybe. >> things are looking better across golden gate. a truck got clipped at the toll booth. clearing out on the left side and the middle and right congested and a quick check with the yellow and red. everywhere at this point. >> thank you. we're going to have another "abc 7 news" update in about 30 minutes and always on the app and abc7news.com. you can join the team for abc 7
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mornings weekdays 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. the news continues now with "good morning america"
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good morning, america. winter storm emergency, that major nor'easter hitting right now. 60 million americans on alert for dangerous flooding. blinding snow, up to 2 feet in some areas. schools shut down. the warning for your morning commute. our team is live, tracking the storm this morning. ♪ the newly engaged bachelor couple is here live. after the finale that rocked bachelor nation, arie popping the question. >> lauren elizabeth burnham, will you marry me? >> definitely. >> only moments after facing his ex. >> i do regret proposing that day. >> now lauren and arie flying all night to join us here in times square, the couple sharing their side of the story. is it really happily ever after? ♪ ain't no mountain high enough ♪ plus, get ready for oprah, she's our ultimate real-life
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warrior. inspiring us with that powerful golden globes speech and speaking candidly about her health journey. now she's taking on a whole new universe in "a wrinkle in time." >> be a warrior. >> and this morning, she's here with us live in times square and she's here to say -- >> good morning, america! ♪ ain't no mountain high enough for that woman right there. >> nobody says that quite like oprah. >> nobody does. big wednesday here on "good morning america." we're excited to have oprah here. a couple of weeks ago we had that young girl and her mother and she's an aspiring astronaut. she's raising money so little girls like herself can go see "a wrinkle in time." well, we have her here in new york and she had a chance to meet oprah. oprah asked her how much money
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she raised in getting these tickets. and she said $50,000 on the spot oprah matched the $50,000 that taylor has raised. >> you know what, oprah's amazing. got to love oprah. >> lot more with her ahead. and we also have the newly engaged bachelor couple ahead. we talked to arie, now lauren is going to join him. they arrived earlier this morning. live here in times square. we'll find out how lauren is doing less than 24 hours after arie popped the question. she said of course yes. lot of weather to deal with this morning, 60 million americans. in the path of another nor'easter right now. we want to go back to eva pilgrim, she's in duxbury, massachusetts, where they're bracing for more coastal flooding. >> reporter: good morning, george. they haven't had a chance to clean up from the last nor'easter, check out the water that's still here. this neighborhood flooded.
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this patch of dirt i'm standing on was actually under water just a short time ago. this fire hydrant almost covered by this water that's here and further down the street you can see that mark that's on the basement of that home there, that shows kind of how high this water was at some point. and this is all here as they get ready for this new nor'easter that's heading their way. take a look at this drone video. you can see the waves crashing on the coast. this shoreline has been batted by storms this season and now they're getting ready and seawalls in this area have been battered. the seawall in duxbury was breached. they can keep as much of this water out. out of the neighborhoods. to minimize the damage, so people have a chance to get in and begin the cleanup, george. >> okay, eva, thanks very much. and schools all over the
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northeast are closed and thousands are still without power from the last nor'easter that moved through less than a week ago. our linsey davis is in westchester, new york, where they're still cleaning up as the new snow moves in. good morning, linsey. >> good morning, michael. still cleaning up and what a mess it is to clean up. your heart goes out to these homeowners, this particular family for example, just look at the mess that remains. you have these downed power lines, tree limbs and this massive tree that fell, crashed the front of their car, but did narrowly avoid hitting their house. these houses right here still without power. they have a generator going to keep the sump pump on. because water is still filling the basement. they haven't had a chance to get the insurance company to come out and look from the last storm. they're worried about that storm's damage and what's coming ahead potentially. however, the good news, you still have these utility crews tirelessly working 16-hour shifts, some crews from as far
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as michigan say they will continue to work through this storm unless the winds get above 30 miles per hour. at that point they have to come down from the buckets because it's simply too dangerous. >> thank you, linsey. back-to-back storms. >> thank goodness for those power crews, they work around the clock. the storm is also leading to whiteout conditions, possible flooding. let's check back in rob. >> thankfully we won't see 2 feet of snow in new york city here. light rain mixing with snow right now. the coastal low will be intensifying as we go through the day. the snows will intensify as well from philadelphia to new york. heaviest it will be from 10 to 6:00 at night. boston, you'll see a mix of rain and snow and windy conditions, 60-plus miles an hour along the coastline. here you go, as far as the snowfall, tricky along i-95, anywhere from 3 to 12 inches depending on where you are. 12 to 24 inches, 2 feet of snow, mostly inland and mostly in the
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hills, and that will be a heavy, wet snow, on the trees could bring some power lines once again. robin, back inside to you. >> rob, it's cold outside. but it's about to heat up in here. because oprah is here talking about "a wrinkle in time." and so much more with her. plus, we have the newly engaged bachelor couple arie and lauren. he popped the question last night. we'll find out how they're doing when we come back. don't go anywhere. ♪ ♪ ♪
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braving this nasty weather. it's great to have diane macedo with "pop news." good morning, diane. we'll start things off with jennifer garner, proving that she clearly knows how to take a joke and a make a joke. so, this moment at the oscars became the meme of the night. social media tried desperately to guess what was going on in jennifer's mind. guessing game is over. jennifer is explaining on instagram. >> congrats to "shape of water," maybe i should date a fish. hey jimmy, what's in your wallet? can't wait to work with lena dunham. >> that last reference is a project she's working
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dunham on hbo. garner's just proving she likes to have fun and she's a great sport. got to love her for that. some good news here, at 59 years old and as stunning as ever, sharon stone knows a few things about beauty. now, she's finally revealing some of her secrets. telling "the new york times" all about her must-have products and rituals. some of them are surprisingly doable. she washes her face with just water in the morning. she buys most of her stuff on amazon. she even cuts her own hair. easy enough, right? she goes on to reveal that she doesn't eat processed food or drink caffeine or alcohol or soda. i'm never going to look like sharon stone. >> she was here a few weeks ago. oh, my gosh, she just walks out so effortless. she had cut-up jeans and boots. all right and finally, think about your favorite slice of pizza. now imagine taking your first
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bite, your reaction might look a little something like this. a podcaster jody avirgan posted this video. he writes, my daughter just tried pizza for the first time. [ applause ] talk about being in heaven. a friend replied, imagine when she tries bacon. by the way, i don't think sharon stone would have approved that diet but i'm with the baby. >> thank you, diane. >> diane, thank you so much. [ applause ] and now, we'll go to our "good morning america" cover story. the breakup, then the proposal that rocked bachelor nation last night on after the final rose. we saw bachelor arie with both
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loves and ex and his new fiancee. overnight, a storybook ending. it may be the bachelor's most controversial couple. >> do you trust this man with your heart? >> absolutely. >> reporter: before this moment -- >> lauren elizabeth burnham, will you marry me? >> reporter: there was this. arie breaking up with lauren b. in peru back in november. >> i wanted it so much for us. something was holding me back. i can't go through with it. >> reporter: popping the question to becca. >> becca, will you marry me? >> of course. >> reporter: but just over a month later, arie with doubts calling things off with becca. in what's been described as the most painful breakup in reality television. >> the more i hung out with you the more i felt like i was losing the possibility of maybe reconciling things with lauren. >> reporter: arie rushing to be
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with lauren. begging for her forgiveness. >> i came here today because i want a second chance. >> it was really difficult coming back and being heartbroken because i felt extremely alone. do you think that you're 100% over becca? >> yes, 1,000%. i feel like i made the wrong decision and i want you back. >> reporter: the two now happily engaged and here to talk about the next chapter in their story. and arie is back with us. and now lauren is going to join us as well. lauren, come on out. >> thank you. >> have a seat, lauren. nice to see you. thank you for joining us. >> thank you.
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>> and congratulations on your engagement and the final rose. >> thank you so much. yes, thank you. >> did you know that was coming? >> i had an idea. he's not the best at keeping secrets, so i got some hints. >> so we just watched, we watched the clip, i said to arie, you know, how does it feel to watch it. you said you guys haven't seen it. >> we haven't. >> how does it feel to see it for the first time right here? >> which part? >> any of it. the breakup, the proposal, him coming back to you saying, hey, will you give me another chance? >> it's definitely difficult to watch. but we're together and that's what matters the most to us. >> did you think when you went to see lauren that you could win her back? >> i did. we talked on the phone. i felt that the breakup was really hard for her. i knew that we belonged together. >> at what moment did arie
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convince you? >> well, it did take some convincing, i had some reservations at first. but he just wanted to see how i was doing with the breakup. he told me that it had been difficult for him. he told me he thought about me every day. >> you let him off easy, too. i would have made you pay for this one, buddy. you would have paid for this one. but last night, we saw what becca went through and lauren, for you, i want to know, did you have any feelings toward what she had to go through on the other end? >> absolutely. i definitely felt for becca. i don't like to see her hurt like that. obviously i didn't watch the breakup. i just know how that feels and i wouldn't want her to hurt. >> and it was announced last night that becca is going to be
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the new bachelorette. so, yes, and we're going to have here on this show tomorrow. arie, do you have any advice for her? >> i don't know, i think she can handle it. she'll do a great job, for sure. she doesn't need it. >> and as i said earlier when we talked, arie, lot of people, lot of backlash to this, how do you two stay above the backlash and the negativity of this situation? >> we're very open with each other. if we're struggling we come to each other and try to make light of any kind of hate we get. just kind of joke around. >> turn it around and try to poke fun at things. some things are kind of funny. we watched our dates back, and a lot of things were left on the editing floor. watching those dates back, we didn't get the best edit, i'd say.
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we have faced that already, i know this is a whole different thing but, yes, as long as we have each other we'll be okay. >> and you guys can finally be able to seen in public now, what's your first date going to be like? >> we're going to go out to dinner back in arizona. >> yeah. we haven't been out to dinner yet. >> you haven't? >> no, because you're sequestered to a house. we're excited to go to dinner, you know, maybe we'll be snowed in tonight. maybe we'll have dinner in new york. who knows. >> you guys have a lot of catching up to do. >> yes, we do. >> you may be snowed in new york for real. we have a special message for you, jason and molly mesnick. they went through a similar thing nine years ago on the bachelor. they have a little message for you. >> arie, lauren, we got your back. don't worry about the outside
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world is saying. love each other. maybe get out of town. >> mute the noise, mute the noise and just love on each other. good luck. we got your back. >> call us. >> that's awesome. >> you have a couple that's in your corner. as they said, call on them. you two don't go anywhere. we have a little something, a little game we're going to play together. and tomorrow on "good morning america," we'll hear from the new bachelorette becca, her first interview since the big announcement. now we'll go over to rob. >> all right, michael, tell you what, nothing more romantic than getting snowed in in the city. i hope that works out. nothing's better than when you're a kid having a snow day. this is st. cloud, minnesota, these kids up until this year, were homeschooled and now they are in regular school and this is their first snow day experience in their life. they start piling up the snow
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and digging a hole. they're having a good day. all right, that's a quick check of what's happening as far as news" meteorologist mike nicco. partial sunshine and comfortable temperatures today and rain gear needed tonight and we have showers through friday and the weekend there's a small chance for a better chance of rain. look at the mid to upper 60s and 70s in the south bay. upper 40s to mid 50s and the green, the rain rolling in and chananananananananananananananan all right.ananananananananan they're clapping as they see who i'm about to speak with. this woman needs no introduction. without further ado, here to
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talk about her new blockbuster, "a wrinkle in time," please give it up for oprah! [ cheers and applause ] >> you know the last time i was here, the last time i was here, i was wearing froggy slippers on your behalf and i was sitting in for you. i did that. that was before there was this. i mean, y'all have moved on up. this is incredible. >> yes, we have. >> it reminds me, the thing i miss -- i don't miss doing this every day but i miss the audience. i miss hanging out with the audience every day. >> the connection and how you feed off their energy. they miss you, too. >> thank you. there were days i would say, i never missed a day in 25 years.
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when you're sick, you're tired, there would be days, like, y'all, help me out. the audience would go, we'll help you, oprah, and you feed off the energy. >> it's true. you've always been -- one of the many things that people that resonates with people about you and the fact that you are always about empowerment, you're about representation, "a wrinkle in time," why is that so important to film right now? >> it's really a wonderful film for young girls especially. and it's a film for people who want to understand that light can overcome the darkness. and i think that, when madeleine l'engle wrote it, there was a different kind of darkness, the cold war. what i know for sure, you'll
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never run out of darkness. that's what the planet is made out of it. when there are challenging times or times that even in your own personal life, it's calling for the light inside you to rise. and so, that's the way i look at it. >> yeah, because you -- my friend, you're a carrier of light. >> i believe that. >> you really are. i had to bring up the golden globes speech again because it was a moment that people really, really needed. can i play a little bit more? >> sure, you can play it. let's look at it. >> i have interviewed and portrayed people who have withstood the ugliest things they can throw at you. but they shared the ability to maintain hope for a brighter morning. even during our darkest nights. so, i want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon! [ cheers and applause ]
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>> did you have any idea when you finished that speech the reaction? >> one of my former producers said to me, should i keep my daughters up to watch? and i said, yeah, i think you really should. i was speaking to them. i was thinking about myself being, you know, a young girl the first time i saw sidney portier and i was honestly just trying to do a speech that would land in the room, that would resonate, because i hadn't said anything about the me too movement. people were like, where are you, oprah? on twitter and social media. which isn't the place to really try to air opinions that you think are -- that you want to establish in the world. so, i think you should speak when you know you should be heard. i thought that was a space where
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i could be heard and i wanted to say something that connected gender, race and class. i wanted the women part of the me too movement that it didn't just start with us in this moment. there were lots of women before us who had to endure and keep silent about it. i was speaking for them and then i was looking for a way in to the speech, and taylor died and i woke up and i saw that on my newsfeed and that's the way to say what i wanted to say. >> you said it so beautifully and i loved that you're selective about the projects. when we come back, we'll talk about "a wrinkle in time chl". >> thank you.
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good morning north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornins. >> it is 8:27 and i'm reggie aqui. you are looking live at sky7 flying over what is left of the scene near 21st and caps street. police say two armed robbery victims flagged down a patrol car and the suspects drove a black honda civic. the officers found that car and ordered two suspects out of the vehicle. and a third suspect was inside of the trunk while trying to detain that suspect an office involved shooting took place and the suspect in the trunk died at the scene. alexis in traffic this morning. >> we are looking at busy conditions here in walnut creek. a much better commute for those folks today as compared to yesterday and one hour and one
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♪ now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> here is look at your commute planner. everything is good and the rain will hold off until the evening. maybe in the north bay wet. several chances of light rain, today through saturday. >> another update in about 30 minutes.
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back here on "gma" and oprah. you just love -- >> well, see, when i first started in chicago, there wasn't an audience, i accepted the job and didn't ask the question, was there an audience? the first day, there was no audience. i was like, whoa, i need an audience. so, that week we went out literally on the streets of chicago, we put 12 chairs and said, come on in, y'all, we got coffee, it's warm in here, it's cold out there. if you just watch the show we'll give you free coffee. that's how we got the audience. >> it was so pure. there wasn't anything -- >> it just started exactly like that.
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there's no audience? i need some people to talk to and look at. >> you were talking to a young woman earlier back in our green room, taylor. >> taylor richardson. >> she was on program a few weeks ago, she's an aspiring astronaut. to meet her backstage, she's been raising money for girls like her to go and see "a wrinkle in time." let's take a listen. >> how much money have you raised? >> $50,000. >> that's amazing. i'm going to match your $50,000. >> thank you. >> now you have $100,000. >> thank you. thank you. >> you brought the girl to tears. i'll get to your question in a moment. can i ask some things first. >> hi, taylor, so proud of you, girl. >> let's talk about "a wrinkle in time." ava duvernay, the director, was here yesterday.
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she said -- you had worked together before. she gave you the script. >> well, what had happened was, robin, i wanted to hang out with her and have fun like hang out with girlfriends and i said i'm going to come to new zealand, because everyone should go there if you can in your lifetime. and she said, well, are you serious about that? if you're serious about that, i want you to read for this part. i don't know. i think you should play this part. i said, let me read the book first. i wanted to see what madeleine l'engel. i said, yeah, i'll play a part. it turned out to be one of the most fun times i have ever had. just hanging out with ava and with reese and mindy and the crew every day. i think you can feel the love on
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the screen. i think you can see it. we had a good time. >> do you want to see a clip, a wrinkle in time? >> if we don't act soon, darkness will fall across the universe. we -- we're in search of warriors who can fight the it. who can bring hope back? your father. >> my father. >> yes. >> tell us about that young girl. >> that young girl, she was 13 at the time. now she's 14. her name is storm reid. she's a marvel. as great a young actress she is, she's also a great human being. her parents have done an incredible job of raising her. she's grounded. i mean, as you know the movie opens this friday. her life is about to explode. i think she'll be able to handle
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it. because she's been raised so well. >> the way you described it. another girl who's been raised so well, taylor. you have a question now for oprah. >> i have a question for you, what made you decide to do this for this particular movie? >> i thought, in my opinion, representation does really matter. to see someone who looks like me and presented like this i just feel like it's important for girls to see that movie. >> you've been raised well, too. yes, yes. >> i wanted to ask, what's some advice you would give girls who look like me who want to make or be the change in the world? >> the advice is, the highest honor on earth that you'll ever have is the honor of being yourself. and your only job in the world
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is to figure out -- that's what this movie is about. your job in world is to figure out -- people think your job is to get up and go and raise money and take care of your families. that's an obligation you have. to discover why you are here and and every one of us has an internal guidance, a gps, an intuition, a heart song that speaks to us. and your only job is to listen and discern when it's speaking. versus your head and your personality speaking. and if you follow that you'll be led to the highest good for you. always. that's why all the voices of the world mean nothing if your voice is in alignment with all the voices of the world. >> oh, my gosh. that's true. i'm telling you. >> no matter what you look like. no matter what you look like. >> hearing that -- >> it's the truth. >> you ought to have your own
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show. you'd be good at this. >> i'm holding her because i was looking, when i was look at the mrs. which character, i think they did an incredible job. isn't this a great duplication? >> because, growing up didn't you see you had a corn cob -- >> i'm old enough to have been raised in an environment in mississippi which was like a apartheid, the south was, when i was raised. i had a corn cob doll. it means, you know, you go in the cornfield, the golden hair, the silk of the corn, and that's what we played with. to get a real doll when i was a girl it's like oh, my god. it's not a corn cob doll. to have now, it started out with a corn cob doll and then to have a full circle that there's a doll made in your image and the
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image of the character is pretty incredible actually. >> yeah. >> my whole life we couldn't afford a barbie. i remember at christmas, i wanted a barbie and my mom was like you're not going getting a barbie. you couldn't afford a barbie. >> just two girls from mississippi sitting here. >> it worked out. >> it worked out. finally, what can people learn from your story? >> from my story, this is the thing that i love about my story is that i know it isn't specific to me. i think that, exactly what i was saying to you, taylor, the reason why, it's not that i'm just successful i'm also delightfully happy. you know, i'm also content. i'm also at peace with the work that i've done and everybody can achieve that if you do what i just said. you have your own internal gps, guidance system, guidance system, the voice of god,
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whatever you choose to call it, and people get in trouble because you're following everybody else's. and so, if you just lean into becoming more of who you are, more of who you're meant to be, that's why you're here. you're not here to pretend to be like somebody else. >> i think about it as an athlete and i would run track and you would get in trouble when you looked to your left and to your right. if you didn't win, if you can find glory in the victory of others -- >> yes. >> and that's something -- >> robin, i can't believe you just said that. i used to say that to my team every day. put all your energy into where you're headed, not what the other people are doing. it makes a huge difference. >> while the other shows are looking at you. [ applause ] >> you know what, bless your heart. it's been some years, but to
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have this woman sit in my chair when i was ill, that's a true friend. somebody who was there in your froggy slippers. >> we were wore our robin bracelets until they fell off. >> we're all sisterhood. as is this movie. i can't wait to see the screening tonight with everyone. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. march 9th, friday, take your children. i think she's too young. i think it would be too loud for her. you need to be at least 8 years old. >> oprah, ladies and gentlemen. >> thank you all for letting me do this. thank you, thank you. >> bless you. >> thank you. >> thank you for being a carrier of the light and "a wrinkle in time" is in theaters this friday. we'll be right back. friday. we'll be right back.
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back now on "good morning america." everybody's happy to be inside because it's a mess out there right now with this big storm happening. live shot for you in new haven. still wet and slushy on the roadways. that will change especially north and west. poconos, i-80, a little bit dicey. there you see the apparent low over ohio. that radar is going to thicken and expand throughout the day and those wiehites will get
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whiter. some areas will get 2 feet here in the city, much less than that but still a s hi there i'm "abc 7 news" meteorologist mike nicco. check out my accuweather 12-hour planner. partially sunny and rain by 9:00. happy snow day if you have one. robin, over to you. >> all right, thank you very much. i'm here with tomi adeyemi. if you don't know her name yet, you will. she just signed one of the biggest box deals ever for young adult author. the first book "children of blood and bone" just came out.
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please welcome tomi. how did this happen? 24 years old, i love the reaction you posted when you got your first book and even stephen king reached out to you. >> he actually made me -- when i saw that i was so excited. my body started overreacting. by an hour later i was feeling sick. i need to sit down or i'm going to go into a coma. i was so excited. this isn't real. i can't get sick right now. i had to, okay, okay, stephen king knows your name. stephen king watched you cry. okay. >> all of that. >> yeah. >> tell people about this, this really celebrates your heritage and it's taking place in a fictional world. >> the book is called "children of blood and bone." it's basically black panther with magic. yeah. >> wakanda forever. >> it follows a girl named zelie, she's in a fight to bring magic back to her people. the world is an an lose west africa society. the cities are named after
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nigerian cities. you know, they're riding giant lions through the jungle. it's this epic adventure. we have, like lord of the rings and harry potter and stories we love, usually in the same setting. this time we'll get to see, like the same adventures that we love but in completely different settings and new magic and new characters. i'm excited. it's fun having something in your head for so long and having the world view it. the first time someone said my character's name out loud, i was like, who do you told about that? where did you find out? with my first book, rightfully shouldn't have come out. it didn't get to publishers. i couldn't get an agent with that one. even with this book, some people still told me no.
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but a lot of really great people said yes to this one and now we're on "good morning america," which is crazy. >> you got a lot of good people around you. your mother, your father, your brother's here. she signed a seven-figure deal for the book and also already -- it's going to be made into a franchise of movies. your brother believed in you. >> he did. >> tobi, what was about your sister that you knew? >> i think that she never lost that magic that i think that we're all born with but, as we get older we tend to lose that imagination, that things we can think, anything's possible. anything can happen. but the world is so real and it gets to us that we start to lose it. but she never lost it, she always had it. it thrives within her. i'm so proud of her for bringing it to the world. >> and mom and dad, you're just beaming with pride. dad, i heard you read the book a dozen times?
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>> 16 times. >> 16, but who's countering. >> i confess, 16 times. >> mom, what are your emotions? >> just so excited for my baby. it's been a long journey. went through some struggles with everything going on in the world. she said i'm going to do something about it. i'm going to write a book that's going to change the world and i'm so excited for what she's about to embark on. >> so, is it everything that you thought this moment would be? >> all of it has been beyond my wildest imagination -- times where i was like, okay, if you work really hard like in ten years something like this could happen. after five years, maybe a movie. i knew it was a little bit possible. i never thought it would be like this. the book came out yesterday, on twitter this morning, people are like, how could you? i was like, you read 545 pages on a school day. people have the work. how did you get through it that fast? so it's been this really wild
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ride but it's -- i still haven't really processed all of it. i go hour to hour. it will hit me at once. >> enjoy. enjoy this wonderful moment the journey, and we can't wait to see what continues to come your way. >> thank you so much. >> thank you so much for sharing. i love the title "children of blood and bone" is out now. coming up next, priyanka chopra. coming up next, de. it's just my eczema again,t. but it's fine. yeah, it's fine. you ok? eczema. it's fine.
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