- 2 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library
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- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: [Widescreen].
- Publisher: [New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, .
Based on the nonfiction book by Rebecca Skloot.
Wide screen (enhanced).
Bonus feature: Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members o fthe Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family Featurette.
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Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Reg E. Cathey.
Told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks' daughter Deborah Lacks, the film chronicles her search -- along with journalist Rebecca Skloot -- to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks' cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.
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