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Brought to light in the Rebecca Skloot book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" and the Oprah Winfrey produced HBO movie based on the book, Henrietta Lacks is known as the "mother of modern medicine." The Lacks Family Attorney Christina Bostic and Ron Lacks talk about the sad story of Henrietta Lacks and the current litigation between the family and John Hopkins on overdue and proper compensation for the use of her body. More info at https://www.biography.com/people/henrietta-lacks-21366671 https://www.bosticklawoffice.com/blog/family-of-henrietta-lacks-seeks-legal-redress-for-the-1951-theft-of-her-biology http://rebeccaskloot.com/the-immortal-life/ https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/16/health/henrietta-lacks-portrait-smithsonian-tmd/index.html ** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)
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