Free Movie Screening of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Monday, Jun 15, 2020
From 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Library Center
4653 S Campbell Ave
Springfield , MO 65810

Phone: 877-926-8300
Contact: AARP in Springfield



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Join AARP in Springfield for a free screening of The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. 

Based on the nonfiction book by Rebecca Skloot's the story is told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks' daughter, Deborah Lacks. The film follows Deborah’s search for her mother Henrietta, and the discovery of  how the unauthorized harvesting of Henrietta’s cancerous cells in 1951 led to numerous medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.



 





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