Henrietta Lacks http://iowapublicradio.org en The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks http://iowapublicradio.org/post/immortal-life-henrietta-lacks <p>When Henrietta Lacks died in 1951, her family had no idea that her cells would live on indefinitely&hellip;multiplying to the extent that laid together, they could wrap around the Earth at least 3 times. Today on River To River - the immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. Host Ben Kieffer talks with Lacks&rsquo; grandson about Henrietta&#39;s legacy. Her grandson, David Lacks Jr., will speak tonight in Iowa City as <a href="http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/lacks-family-to-visit-iowa-city-for-book-festival-event/" target="_blank">part of the Iowa City Book Festival</a>.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:00:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 30414 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks