The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot

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The book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, shows that an individual can stand up to wrongdoings and make a difference in society. In this case, that person is the author of this book, Rebecca Skloot. She goes out of her way to conduct extensive research all because she notices how wrong it is for society to not recognize such an important person. And she does make a difference. Because of the book that she wrote, so many more people are now aware of who Henrietta Lacks was, and what her cells did for science. A writing technique that the author uses, is jumping around to different time periods. The main time periods she uses are the 1950s, the 2000s, and a few periods in between. This allows her to tell different stories, Henrietta’s
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