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Sen. Van Hollen Introduces Bill To Award Congressional Gold Medal To Henrietta Lacks

April 22, 2022
U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D, Md.) has introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Baltimore woman Henrietta Lacks for her contributions to modern science. Lacks, a Baltimore woman who died of cervical cancer in 1951, had her cells taken without her permission decades ago and they are still being used for medical research today.
Article Source: WJZ

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