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Al Roker reunites with family amid big work change for wife Deborah

Al is married to fellow journalist Deborah Roberts


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Nicky Morris
TV and film writer
9 April 2023
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Today star Al Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts were reunited with their son, Nick, who took the train home from college to celebrate the Easter holidays with his mom and dad. 

Taking to Instagram, the host shared a sweet family photo, showing the trio enjoying a meal out at Ralph Lauren's restaurant, The Polo Bar, in New York City. 

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He wrote in the caption: "Look who's home for #easter after taking @amtrak home and met us at @thepolobar."

Fans were quick to respond to Al's post, with many wishing the family a 'Happy Easter'. One person wrote: "Whoohoo! Grown and flown but coming home to see mom and dad. Happy Easter, y'all," while another added: "So happy for your family!!"

Al Roker and Deborah Roberts with their son Nick© Instagram
Al Roker and Deborah Roberts were reunited their son Nick for Easter weekend

The family reunion comes amid a big work change for Deborah, who took over hosting duties on Good Morning America earlier this week amid Michael Strahan's absence.

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While Deborah usually works as ABC News' Senior National Affairs Correspondent, as well as a contributing host on 20/20 alongside David Muir, she joined Robin Roberts and George Stephanoupolos on the GMA desk to cover for Michael, who has been enjoying a well-earned break from the show. 

Deborah marked the exciting career moment on Instagram, sharing a series of posts from her time co-hosting the program. She wrote in the caption: "Monday moments. No lemons in this life…only lemonade with the wonderful @goodmorningamerica fam

"Happy to hang for more than a few mins this time with @robinrobertsgma @gstephanopoulos @lara.spencer @therealaliwentworth @janai.norman and the gang. See you tomorrow! #grateful #morning."

Deborah Roberts co-hosting Good Morning America © Instagram
Deborah Roberts stood in for Michael Strahan on Good Morning America this week

Deborah isn't the only host who has filled in for the former NFL player in recent shows, with Rebecca Jarvis, who is ABC News' chief business, economics and technology correspondent, taking over co-anchoring duties last Thursday, while Lara Spencer filled in on the following day.

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