One of my favorite non-fiction books of all time. So well-written, such a compelling story.

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her

Henrietta Lacks (HeLa). If you don't know who she is, you should. She's already changed your life.

Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create an immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks! ♡ When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!>>>We learned about her in school! Thank you Ms.

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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks was an amazing book. Its absurd that her family was kept in the dark about her cells, and never benefited.

Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951)  The importance of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science can neither be exaggerated nor appreciated enough. This woman unbeknownst to herself or her family saved millions of lives without a penny in compensation.

Henrietta Lacks The importance of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science can neither be exaggerated nor appreciated enough. This woman unbeknownst to herself or her family saved millions of lives without a penny in compensation.

Just a few facts showing just a few of the amazing characteristics of the HeLa cell line.

HeLa cell line = from HEnrietta LAcks, who was never asked to donate her cells. Just a few facts showing just a few of the amazing characteristics of the HeLa cell line.

Many of the medical breakthroughs you read and hear about today are largely due to one relatively unknown Black woman: Henrietta Lacks. It is because of her cells that some of the most dangerous di…

Many of the medical breakthroughs you read and hear about today are largely due to one relatively unknown Black woman: Henrietta Lacks. It is because of her cells that some of the most dangerous di…

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Story of a woman whose cells lived on long after she passed away. Great and quick read.

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance."

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping

Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’ | The Huffington Post

Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’

Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’ | The Huffington Post

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot o actually read this book in high school for a project

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"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" -True Story, fascinating, won't be able to put in down!

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the m

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot) pe OKIAN. Pret: lei, Discount: Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy - A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Listen to the story on Fresh Air with Rbecca Skloot, NPR. Image by Tomasz Szul/Getty Images.

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy

A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" written by Rebecca Skloot

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