(Wo)Mankind, Meet One of Your Saviours: HeLa

a henriettalacksIf you’ve ever benefited from modern medicine (vaccinations, pharmaceuticals, diagnoses, etc), then Henrietta Lacks has been instrumental in your life: Major Step Taken in Giving Respect to Henrietta Lacks in Use of Her Tumor Cells.

I am greatly looking forward to the upcoming HBO documentary: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Thank you Oprah!

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