The Fame She So Richly Deserves

The Fame She So Richly Deserves -The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks 

The Fame She So Richly Deserves -The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks  One afternoon in the late spring of 1970, George Gey stood in his favorite waders on the bank of the Potomac River, where he and several other Hopkins researchers had been fishing together every Wednesday for years. Suddenly Gey was so exhausted, he […]

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Blackness Be Spreadin All Inside

Blackness Be Spreadin All Inside -The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Blackness Be Spreadin All Inside -The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks Henrietta knew nothing about her cells growing in a laboratory. After leaving the hospital, she went back to life as usual. She’d never loved the city, so almost every weekend she took the children back to Clover, where she worked the tobacco fields and […]

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Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis and Treatment -The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Diagnosis and Treatment -The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks After her visit to Hopkins, Henrietta went about life as usual, cleaning and cooking for Day, their children, and the many cousins who stopped by. Then, a few days later, Jones got her biopsy results from the pathology lab: “Epidermoid carcinoma of the cervix, Stage I.” […]

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