>Henrietta Lacks

>Well I found this story on yahoo.com my mom had me interested and I decided that it would be an interesting read. It was

This lady Henrietta Lacks (HeLa for short) basically has cells that are still alive. And have been tested on for a very long time, even went into space! Legit huh??

Henrietta Lacks was a black tobacco farmer from southern Virginia and died at the age of 30 from cervical cancer. a doctor took a piece of her tumor to get looked at and… Her cells never died.

Crazy story huh?

Interesting things you find out during Black History Month. Love it!! Makes me think miracles do happen ya know?

Even behind the scenes and when people least expect it.


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