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Henrietta Lacks Experiment

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I can understand both sides of the story from the scientist point of view, and the Lacks family point of view. I recognize how Henrietta’s cells have made such a wonderful influence in the medical field, but I also see why her family would be very upset. I completely understand why the family would have every right to be upset because Gey did not have permission to take her cells. At the same time I see how her cells helped out so many different things. They even cured Polio with Henrietta’s cells. If Gey never took Henrietta's cells they never would have cured Polio. But in the end Im very disappointed with the fact the doctors didn't have permission and were so surreptitious. I would be more than happy to choose the scientist side if
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