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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: An Evening with David 'Sonny' Lacks
Feb.28.2013 07.00PM


Join the Pasadena Public Library and the City of Hope for an evening with David "Sonny" Lacks, the son of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her knowledge and became the first immortal cell line called the HeLa or "Hela Cell" used for scientific breakthroughs around the world.

Lacks will put a personal face on the story about his mother as told in the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.

Event begins at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 28, in the Central Library's Donald Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut Street.

If you have a question that you would like to pose to Mr. Lacks, email it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by February 11.