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Henrietta Lacks and her husband, David, in 1945.
Courtesy of the Lacks family
August 7, 2013 A special committee that includes two members of the Lacks family will review scientists' applications for access to the genetic sequence of cells derived from a tumor that killed Henrietta Lacks. The cells are among the most widely used in research.
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December 13, 2010 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Bob Woodward and Ted Koppel on "Obama's Wars." In our second hour, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" and Howard Dean and the the tax deal on the Opinion Page.
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