If you haven’t read “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”…

6c8551533-130807-henrietta-lacks-126p.nbcnews-ux-600-480Do it and do it now.

The National Institute of Health has agreed to give credit to Henrietta Lacks, a poor African American woman who died of cervical cancer in 1951, but not before her cells were taken during a biopsy and used in research.

The resulting research has generated billions of dollars. The Lacks family will get acknowledgement, but no financial compensation.

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  1. I might just do that. The book I want isn’t available in Kindle format yet. And word from my reseller isn’t encouraging.

      1. I think I can finagle the Kindle. (I need BIG PRINT or I tire too easily.) Price is right, too. I do prefer nonfiction. Especially when the price is right.

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