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  1. Month of readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  2. Henrietta Lacks discussion at EdCC on April 23Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | My Edmonds

    The Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre hosts a discussion of 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,' by Rebecca Skloot, on April 23 at 7 p.m. The book is the 2014 Community Reads selection.

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  3. Manhattan-Elwood Public Library NewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Manhattan American

    ... April 23 at 7 p.m.: Trivia at Mr. B's. April 28 at 6:30 p.m.: Non-Fiction Book Club - "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. April 30 at 6 p.m.: Computers 101: Using the Internet/email. Manhattan-Elwood Public Library, 240 ...

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  4. Book Notes: March 23, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | Charleston Gazette

    ... Foundation Hall in Huntington. The event is based on a book by Rebecca Skloot, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," which spent more than three years on the New York Times bestseller list and is read at college campuses across the country, ...

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  5. Scottish Play 'HeLa' Comes to IndiaRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Newindpress

    ... and performed by Adura Onashile, "HeLa", an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", talks incisively about individual rights, discrimination and ethics. Produced by Iron-Oxide, "HeLa" has been brought to ...

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  6. Book Notes: March 23, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | Charleston Gazette

    ... Foundation Hall in Huntington. The event is based on a book by Rebecca Skloot, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," which spent more than three years on the New York Times bestseller list and is read at college campuses across the country, ...

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  7. Scottish Play 'HeLa' Comes to IndiaRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Newindpress

    ... and performed by Adura Onashile, "HeLa", an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", talks incisively about individual rights, discrimination and ethics. Produced by Iron-Oxide, "HeLa" has been brought to ...

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  8. Scottish Play 'HeLa' Comes to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Newindpress

    ... and performed by Adura Onashile, "HeLa", an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", talks incisively about individual rights, discrimination and ethics. Produced by Iron-Oxide, "HeLa" has been brought to ...

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  9. Henrietta Lacks' story comes alive at Edmonds Community College in AprilRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | My Edmonds

    ... as part of the EdCC Community Read program. The community is invited to read the book, 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,' by Rebecca Skloot, and participate in the discussion. The story of Henrietta Lacks is notable for the medical research ...

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  10. Revertigo: An Off-Kilter Memoir' by Floyd SklootRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... "spirit level"), his pride in his daughter, Rebecca Skloot (author of the bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks''), his passion for books, and his fragile health all appear again and again in a series of well-chosen anecdotes. ...

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  11. Bestselling book inspires Women's Studies event at MarshallRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... Marshall University Foundation Hall. The event is based on a book by Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which spent more than three years on the New York Times bestseller list and is read at college campuses across the country, ...

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  12. New York Times corrects article from 1853Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... aid. One of the Twitter users who spotted the mistake is Rebecca Skloot, the author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."

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  13. New York Times corrects article from 1853Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Channel3000

    ... aid. One of the Twitter users who spotted the mistake is Rebecca Skloot, the author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."

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  14. Scottish Play 'HeLa' Comes to IndiaRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Newindpress

    ... and performed by Adura Onashile, "HeLa", an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", talks incisively about individual rights, discrimination and ethics. Produced by Iron-Oxide, "HeLa" has been brought to ...

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  15. Author Rebecca Skloot kicks off 'Decoding Science' symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Missourian

    ... Monday. Tickets were free but required. The auditorium was nearly full. Skloot wrote "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," a New York Times bestseller and Columbia's One Read book in 2011. It's a non-fiction account of the tobacco farmer whose ...

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  16. New York Times corrects article from 1853Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... aid. One of the Twitter users who spotted the mistake is Rebecca Skloot, the author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."

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  17. NY Times corrects 161-year-old storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... about the article contained their own typographical errors. Skloot is the author "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" a bestseller in 2010. Lacks was a poor black Virginia tobacco farmer whose cancerous tumor cells were taken without her knowledge ...

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  18. New York Times corrects article from 1853Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | KSBW-TV

    ... aid. One of the Twitter users who spotted the mistake is Rebecca Skloot, the author of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." After the correction ran, Skloot tweeted, "The irony, of course, is that I'm a terrible speller and proofreader."

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  19. NY Times corrects 161-year-old storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... about the article contained their own typographical errors. Skloot is the author "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" a bestseller in 2010. Lacks was a poor black Virginia tobacco farmer whose cancerous tumor cells were taken without her knowledge ...

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  20. NY Times Amends 1853 Article On Subject Of Oscar Winning '12 Years A Slave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Deadline

    ... Twitter posts was by author Rebecca Skloot, rights to whose 2010 non-fiction bestseller The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks were acquired by HBO Films for a movie to be exec produced by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball. 12 Years A Slave is the story of ...

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