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Combining the history of Henrietta Lacks and her family with the history of HeLa cells (the ones taken from Lacks and cultured for scientific research), writer Rebecca Skloot creates a narrative that's compelling and heartbreaking. Reading it is both a lesson in science and bioethics, as well as a more intimate glimpse into a family's loss and its perseverance.