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    February 18, 2010

    Entertainment Weekly Gives The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks an “A”

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    In a wonderful review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the current issue of Entertainment Weekly gives Skloot’s book an “A,” saying: “Through Lacks, the story of modern medicine and bioethics — and, indeed, race relations — is refracted beautifully, and movingly.” Read the full review here.

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