Robin Roberts couldn't hold back her tears after a segment on this morning's 'GMA'

ABC's "Good Morning America" recently went under cover to expose gay conversion therapy camps.

A short segment looked at some of the teens who were sent to the camps by their parents. Though the practice has been outlawed in some states, as it is not recognized as a legitimate medical practice, there are some such as Peter Sprigg, senior fellow at the Family Research Council, who hope that the practice remains legalized.

Following the segment, "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts reflected on her own relationship with her family when she came out.

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Roberts said that her parents were very religious themselves and that they were supportive of her:

"I'm so grateful, especially after seeing this, how supportive they were of me as a gay woman and my family and friends and I'll never forget my mother saying, 'God loves you because of who He is, not because of anything you do or don't do.'"

Anchor George Stephanopoulos praised Roberts' parents for living by the "essence of Christianity."

The undercover segment will be aired on ABC's "20/20" this coming Friday at 10 p.m.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Robin Roberts (L) interviews Keith Urban on ABC's 'Good Morning America' at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park on July 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: (L to R) Television personalities Amy Robach, Robin Roberts, and George Stephanopoulos tape a segment at 'Good Morning America' at the ABC Times Square Studios on May 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28: Former ESPN anchor Robin Roberts speaks on stage at the Paley Prize Gala honoring ESPN's 35th anniversary presented by Roc Nation Sports on May 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Paley Center for Media)
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28: Former ESPN anchor Robin Roberts speaks on stage at the Paley Prize Gala honoring ESPN's 35th anniversary presented by Roc Nation Sports on May 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Paley Center for Media)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Robin Roberts speaks Forbes Women's Summit:The Entrepreneurship of Everything at 583 Park Avenue on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)
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