The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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  • Who's telling us about Henrietta's cells?
  • Oh...by the way, Henrietta's cells are "immortal"
  • Sorry, no time to explain.
  • What?! Henrietta's alive, someone explain what's going on!!!
  • Can someone tell me whats going on?
  • Scientists spent years researching and experimenting with Henrietta's cells, yet nobody bothered to tell the Lacks family.
  • When the scientists told the Lacks family about Henrietta, it was very vague information and didn't explain it to the family so they would understand.
  • The scientists would go to extended family to get permission to research Henrietta's genetic blueprint, while when Lawrence Lacks asked what was happening, he was told nothing!
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