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    September 17, 2011

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Wins Best Book Award from National Academies of Science

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    The National Academies of Science has just awarded its 2011 Best Book Award to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, calling it, “A compelling and graceful use of narrative that illuminates the human and ethical issues of scientific research and medical advances.”

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    The Henrietta Lacks Foundation strives to provide financial assistance to needy individuals who have made important contributions to scientific research without their knowledge or consent.