Project 3

Project 3

Published on 7 March 2023
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Transcript
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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A story of an African- American woman and her legacy that lived long after her demise
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Henrietta had five kids.Though most thought she had four kids because many did not know about her daughter Elsie. Henriettas five kids are stated from oldes to youngest Lawrence Elsie David Lacks Jr Deborah Zakariya
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Henrietta's Kids 
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Lawrence Lacks 
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Lawrence was Henriettas first born, he was born when Henrietta was just 14 years old. After Henrietta died Lawrence was drafted into the milirary even though he was only 16. He returened in 1953. Then in 1959 lawrence moved in with his girlfriend Bobbet cooper. Later after finding out what lawrences siblings were being put through by Ethel, Bobbet demanded Lawrences siblings move in with them, and they did their best to raise them and set them straight
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Many people did not know Elsie even existed. This is most likely because elsie was institutionalized due to epilepsy and died at the age fifteen. She had been commited to Crownsville Hospital for elleged cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and "diagnosed idiocy"
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Elsie Lacks 
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David Lacks Jr 
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David was better known as "Sonny". He is the third of Henriettas five children she had before she died in 1951. He was Skloots first really solid contact, in the beggining of her jeaurney trying to tell Henriettas story .
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Deborah Lacks 
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Deborah was the fourth child of Day and Henrietta. Deborah spent most of her early life wondering what happen to her mother and worring about what her mothers cancer meant for her own life. Deborah played a big part in this book. From her insight on Henriettas family and what they've gone through with henriettas death,to her passion in figureing out what happen to her mother. Overall Deborah is a big part of this book
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Zakariyya
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Zakariyya is the fifth and last of Henriettas children. Zakariyya was growing in Henriettas womb while her cancer was growing alongside him . After his mothers death he also nearly died of tuberculosis.Zakariayya was a very aggressive person he had a lot of anger issues and even kills a man and goes to jail for it. Many believe the reason hes so aggresvie is from growing alongside Henrieattas cancer cells .
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Conclusion 
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Overall the Lacks children have gone through so much. I fell the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks portrays what they've gone through very well. I think one of my favorite parts is how the book shows eery aspect from each of Henriettas children, alone with the