Henrietta Lacks http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Immortal Tale Of The Unethical Use Of Human Cells Recounted At Maryville University http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/immortal-tale-unethical-use-human-cells-recounted-maryville-university <div><p>Veronica Spencer seems to thrive on speaking to audiences about the heartbreaking story of a great-grandmother who became famous because of her cells.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I love the travel,” Spencer said, during a visit Thursday to&nbsp;</span>Maryville<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;University. “I get to see the world, visit places I never expected to go. When someone hugs me and says thanks, I realize the person they are talking about is my great-grandmother who has done all of this for the world."</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:46:15 +0000 Robert Joiner 33227 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Immortal Tale Of The Unethical Use Of Human Cells Recounted At Maryville University