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immortal-life

Henrietta Lacks died of cancer in 1951, but her cells live on in scientific research to this day.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks tells the story of Ms. Lacks, her impact on biological research and her family’s struggle to ensure her place in medical history.