The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Behind the Story-the Undisclosed Story Behind the Curtains
Author: Behind the Story, Sarah Reagan
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Here's a sneak peek of what's inside:
-Who's the author anyways?
-Author's inspiration to write the story
-Creation process of the book
-Obstacles and setbacks
-How it was received by the public and critics
-Future ahead for the story
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“What were the inspiration and the creation process of this book like?”
“I first learned about HeLa cells and the woman behind them in 1988, thirty-seven years after her death, when I was sixteen and sitting in a community college biology class.”
Rebecca Skloot “met” Henrietta Lacks for the first time in a class she was forced to take to make up high school credits. She was a derelict kid, choosing to forgo traditional education in favor of an alternative “hippie” high school. Instead of science classes, Rebecca remembers taking “dream studies” as one of her courses.
Her biology instructor at the community college made one small mention of the fact that the line of cells most used in research today was from a black woman named Henrietta Lacks. Then he moved on to the next slide.
This began a journey of questions, discoveries, and answers as Rebecca found herself wondering about the woman behind such a scientific marvel as the HeLa cells. Though it took over a decade to finally publish her work, she persisted in unveiling the unknown character whose cells had affected so many lives...
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