August 2013 - Caroline Sutherland
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August 2013

Oprah Immortalizes Henrietta Lacks

In 2010, when I first read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, I knew the book was important. Who knew that the cervical cells of a seemingly insignificant black woman who died of cancer would live forever in cancer research? Stricken with a cancerous tumor, Lacks cervical...