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  1. Common reading or early college indoctrination?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | World Magazine

    ... choose the same popular books for this task. In 2012, 31 institutions assigned The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010), by Rebecca Skloot, and 18 assigned The Other Wes Moore (2010), by Wes Moore. But some scholars believe the best way to ...

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  2. Woman Skips Round of Chemo to Help Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | MedicineNet

    ... were little known outside of laboratories until a book about them became a bestseller. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, described the genesis, long life, and wide use of the now famous HeLa cell line. Lacks' cells were ...

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  3. Woman Skips Treatment to Help Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... were little known outside of laboratories until a book about them became a bestseller. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, described the genesis, long life, and wide use of the now famous HeLa cell line. Lacks' cells were ...

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  4. Summer reading starts the conversation for incoming freshmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Examiner.com

    ... the NAS found the most frequently-selected book (31 institutions) for 2012-13 was the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (ethics in research) by Rebecca Skloot. The second most assigned, chosen by 18 colleges and universities, was The Other Wes More: ...

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  5. African American women's book club supports sisterhood, love of reading and giving backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... the Sista Girls Book Club include "The Black Girl Next Door" by Jennifer Lynn Baszile, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot, "Peace from Broken Pieces" by Iyannla Vanzant, Delores Phillips' "The Darkest Child," Ayana Byrd's ...

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  6. NAF 2014's riveting theatre line-up comes to Jo'burgRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    ... scientific discoveries of the past 100 years. The book that inspired the play, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, is currently being adapted into film by Oprah Winfrey. Locally this subject matter has been tackled through the ...

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  7. July 21 - S.U. College CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | WMDT

    ... cancer and AIDS studies. Author Rebecca Skloot profiles Lacks and her medical legacy in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, this year's New Student Reader book at Salisbury University. Members of the Lacks family participate in a moderated ...

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  8. Summer Reading ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | KKLA-FM Glendale

    ... daughter, Rebecca, convinced me to add this to my list. And then to see the movie. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. The topic never gripped me: a woman had her cells taken by doctors without asking, the cells never died and ...

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  9. Monroe M. 'Monty' Vincent, early leader in cell-production industry, dies at 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2011 | The Washington Post

    ... a background in science and recognized the potential market for cells, according to "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," a 2010 bestseller by Rebecca Skloot. Skloot's book tells how cancer cells taken from a Baltimore woman, Henrietta Lacks, ...

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  10. Best selling author Rebecca Skloot speaks at UW School of MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Author and science journalist Rebecca Skloot read today from her best selling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, for a crowd of more than 200 enthusiastic health professionals and students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Health Sciences Learning Center.

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    May 28, 2014 | Writer

    ... dinner at the actual Seattle hotel where fictional events were based. Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks inspired an invitation to University of Washington scientists whose research relies heavily on Henrietta Lacks' infamous ...

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  12. Staten Island Jewish events: Shavuot celebrations aboundRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | SILive.com

    ... Adult Education Book Discussion Sunday, June 1 at 12 noon. The book is "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot Temple Israel Reform Congregation www.templeisraelsi.com Shavuot Buffet and All Night Learning Tuesday, June 3 at 7:30 ...

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    May 28, 2014 | Writer

    ... dinner at the actual Seattle hotel where fictional events were based. Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks inspired an invitation to University of Washington scientists whose research relies heavily on Henrietta Lacks' infamous ...

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  14. Staten Island Jewish events: UJA Federation annual reception May 29Read the original story

    May 22, 2014 | SILive.com

    ... www.celebrateisraelny.org Adult Education Book Discussion June 1 at noon The book is "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot Temple Israel Reform Congregation www.templeisraelsi.com Dinner and Documentary June 3 at 7 p.m. There will ...

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  15. Community NewsRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    ... of biology at JMU, has to say about some of the science and medical issues in "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. This is a One Book One Community event. Lecture planned at Gateway: WTA's Gateway will host a history lecture ...

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  16. Community NewsRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    One Book will focus on "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot, a true mystery that was on the New York Times best seller list for over two years.

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  17. 100 books to readRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | Marshall Independent

    ... I like them? Mostly. But I'm glad I read them all the way through. I really enjoyed "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot, so I'm glad it was on the list. I definitely recommend it to anyone. Sure I may have glossed over the ...

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  18. One Book One Community Takes Place at Local LibrariesRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... The event is like a community-wide book club. It will focus on the book called The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. It tells the inspiring story of a Roanoke woman who's cancer treatment in 1951 at Johns Hopkins Hospital resulted ...

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  19. Painted Red: The Story of Henrietta LacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... For further information about the life of Henrietta Lacks, interested parties can read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" written by Rebecca Skloot. I do not

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  20. Month of readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    ... exploration of tough scientific and ethical issues. The chosen work this year is "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. The 2010 book depicts, among other things, the taking of Lacks' cells in 1951 for extensive and ...

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