September Book Club Discussion: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

Date(s) - September 27, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UU Casper or on Zoom
1040 W 15th St
Casper, WY 82604

September’s book is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot.  Discussion will be Monday September 27th 6:30 pm, and you may attend the discussion in person at UU Casper or on Zoom. Click here for how to attend on Zoom. You can pick up a copy of the book at UU Casper, or email or contact Laura Gossman to request a copy. Everyone is welcome!

According to, “Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance.” Read more…