Robin Roberts, Amber Laign

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Robin Roberts and girlfriend Amber Laign held hands as they strolled through the busy New York City streets on Monday afternoon.

The two did their best to stay warm in the chilly weather by sporting similar parkas, scarves and boots.

The Good Morning America host wore a pair of gloves as she walked the couple's pet pooch during the outing.

The sighting comes just a few short weeks after Roberts came out of the closet and announced on Facebook that she was in a relationship with the licensed massage therapist.

"At this moment I am at peace and filled with joy and gratitude.  I am grateful to God, my doctors and nurses for my restored good health. I am grateful for my sister, Sally-Ann, for being my donor and giving me the gift of life. I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together," Roberts wrote.

The 53-year-old journalist, who was treated for myelodysplastic syndrome in 2013, gushed about her partner and talked about why she came forward with the revelation one morning on the news program.

"I have never been happier and healthier than I am right now. And my year-end post was just full of gratitude and just telling everyone all that I'm grateful for, including my girlfriend Amber, who really loved me through a difficult year," she explained back in January.

Roberts added that she's "very happy for the support" she's received.

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