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📚Recommended book: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks".



"Books" will now be a category for real-life stories that inspire, and motivate


We chose "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", by Rebecca Skloot.


Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa Born a poor black tobacco farmer, Henrietta Lacks' cancer cells became a multi-million-dollar industry and an essential tool in medicine without her knowledge. Yet even after Shenrietta's death, her family was unaware of her 'immortality' for more than twenty years, which resulted in devastating consequences.


The fascinating story of Rebecca Skloot is about a woman whose life, and the afterlife, shaped the medical world for the better. This film- Book balances scientific discovery with darker questions about who owns the stuff of our bodies. In search of the soul and the story of a real woman whose cells continue to live in every corner of the world, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks takes readers on an extraordinary journey.

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