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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2011

This book chronicles the life and afterlife of Henrietta Lacks, a poor black woman who after being diagnosed with cancer had her cells taken by doctors. The cells, now known as HeLa cells, are still alive today and have changed the science industry. Henrietta and her family however had no idea of the impact she had on science and medicine. Now they are finally getting the recognition they deserve.