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Published on 7 March 2023
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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
The ambitious writer Rebecca Skloot, found out the true story of one of sciences greatest advances. And her name was Henrietta lacks.
The book covers many aspects of Skloot's experience while she was writing the book. Skloot also covers Henrietta's life while she was younger and before her death.
Deborah's experiences while she was learning about her mother and what had happened to her, were also included in Skloot's writing.
Things in the story that had an impact on me
Gary called upon God to take the burden of the cells from Deborah.
The abuse Ethel had heaped on him had caused him to develop severe anger management issue
She whipped around, her eyes still panicked, "I don't know who to trust,"...
Questions to think about while reading the book...
Why did Skloot want to write about a dead woman's story?
Why does Deborah agree to help Skloot?
What did Christoph Lengauer do for the Lacks family? And why?
Why did the short balding man care to protect Elsie lacks?
What had happened on September 29, 1970?