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    Thursday, May 12th, 2011

    The Immortal Life “Provides a Profound Sense of History” Says Journal of the History of Medicine

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    The Journal of the History of Medicine calls The Immortal Life a “remarkable book” and envisions its use in diverse classrooms for years to come: […]



    Monday, March 28th, 2011

    The Immortal Life Called a ‘Riveting Book’ and an ‘Amazing Feat’

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    In Colette Bancroft’s recent profile of Rebecca Skloot in the St. Petersburg Times, Rebecca describes the Immortal Book Tour: “I left my house on Jan. […]



    Sunday, June 27th, 2010

    PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Features The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks & Rebecca Skloot

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    PBS just aired a great segment on religion, ethics, and tissue research — it examines informed consent, who should profit from cells and tissues, and […]



    Monday, March 15th, 2010

    Science Magazine Rave Review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    A wonderful rave review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has come out in Science Magazine. It’s available online (subscription required) here, but for […]



    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Lacks Family on ABC World News Tonight

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    Set your TiVos and your DVRs, mark your calendars: Tonight Rebecca Skloot will be on ABC World News talking about her new book, The Immortal […]



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