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Book Discussion: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.


October 15, 2012

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The Yorkville Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss 

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.


Baker & Taylor
Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization and gene mapping.