The BBC makes a documentary about Henrietta and her family. Roland Pattillo organizes the HeLa Cancer Control Symposium in Atlanta. The city of Atlanta declares October 11 as Henrietta Lacks Day. Sir Lord Keenan Kester Cofield enters Deborah’s life and files a lawsuit against her, Johns Hopkins, and many others.
- If you had cells that could lead to a great medical discovery, would you donate them for “the good of science,” or would you sell them? Explain your answer.