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Book group talks about 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot'

The Visually Impaired Persons Book Group will discuss “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot” at its meeting at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at the Bainbridge Public Library.

The book recounts the unbelievable but true story of an African-American woman whose cells have been unknowingly used for scientific research since the 1950s. The group uses audio books from the Washington Talking Books and Braille Library.

For more information about the group, contact Linda Poh at 206-201-3080.

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