The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Aided by a young journalist, a woman searches for clues about her mother, who died of cancer in 1951 but not before samples of healthy and cancerous tissues were secretly harvested from her and subsequently used for medical research for decades to come. Based on Rebecca Skloot's best-selling book that took 10 years to research and write.

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  • Premise: Aided by a young journalist, a woman searches for clues about her mother, who died of cancer in 1951 but not before samples of healthy and cancerous tissues were secretly harvested from her and subsequently used for medical research for decades to come. Ba… (more)

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