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Henrietta Lacks

Author Rebecca Skloot will discuss her book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at OSU. Image is Henrietta Lacks around 1945. Before her death from cervical cancer in 1951, cells were removed from Henrietta Lacks’ body for research without her knowledge or permission. Image: Crown Books. Full story at: oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2010/mar/author-best-sell...

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Taken on March 19, 2010