Bobbette's Relationship To Hela Cells

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In the first chapter in part three, Bobbette finds out her relationship to HeLa cells from a man who unknowingly tells her about her mother-in-law 's death. This led Day to believe that Henrietta was alive. Doctors now want to test the rest of the family to see if they had the genetic marker. Deborah and the rest of the family thought they were getting tested for cancer. In the following chapters, the Lacks brothers discover that tiny glass vials of HeLa cells are being sold for about $25. They started to feel like they were being used, because while they were struggling to pay medical bills, people around the world were making millions of dollars off their mother 's cells. Another case is introduced. A man named John Moore had a doctor who
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