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O harvest her cells? And if her mother was so important to medicine why couldn't her children afford health insurance? Intimate in feeling astonishing in scope and impossible to put down The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks captures the beauty and drama of scientific discovery as well as its human conseuences NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The story of modern medicine and bioethics and indeed race relations is refracted beautifully and movingly Entertainment Weekly NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM HBOR STARRING OPRAH WINFREY AND ROSE BYRNE ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL CNN DEFININGLITHUB AND BESTTHE PHILADELPHIA INUIRER books OF THE DECADE ONE OF ESSENCE'S MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK books OF THE PAST YEARS WINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZE FOR NONFICTION NAMED ONE OF THE BEST books OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book ReviewEntertainment WeeklyO The Oprah MagazineNPR Financial TimesNew YorkIndependent UK Times UK Publishers WeeklyLibrary JournalKirkus ReviewsBooklistGlobe and Mail 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 cells taken without her knowledge became one of the most important tools in medicine The first immortal human cells grown in culture which are still alive today though she has been dead forthan sixty years HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer viruses and the atom bomb's effects; helped lead to important advances like in vitro fertilization cloning and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions Yet Henrietta Lacks remains virtually unknown buried in an unmarked grave Henrietta's family did not learn of her immortality untilthan twenty years after her death when scientists investigating HeLa began using her husband and children in research without informed consent And though the cells had launched a multimillion dollar industry that sells human biological materials her family never saw any of the profits As Rebecca Skloot so brilliantly shows the story of the Lacks family past and present is inextricably connected to the dark history of experimentation on African Americans the birth of bioethics and the legal battles over whether we control the stuff we are made of Over the decade it took to uncover this story Rebecca became enmeshed in the lives of the Lacks family especially Henrietta's daughter Deborah Deborah was consumed with uestions Had scientists cloned her mother? Had they killed her to harvest her cells? And if her mother was so important to medicine why couldn't her children afford health insurance? Intimate in feeling astonishing in s.

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