1. What type of cancer did Henrietta Lacks have?

2. Why did Henrietta need to go 20 miles to Hopkins University to have her cervix examined?

3. What job did Henrietta’s family do in Clover?

4. On the form Henrietta signed before she began her cancer treatment, what did she authorize the hospital to do?

5. What did Sadie and Henrietta like to do when Day worked nights?

6. What happened to Elsie after Zakariyya was born?

7. What did Pattillo ask Skloot about when she asked him to put her in contact with the Lacks family?

8. What made Mary Kubicek first think about HeLa cells as coming from a human?

9. Who protected the Lacks children from Ethel and Galen’s abuse?

10. What made school difficult for Deborah?

11. How did Stanley Garter discover that HeLa cells were contaminating other samples?

12. What does Bobette believe about Johns Hopkins hospital?

13. What did the three Jewish doctors argue Southam’s research violated?

14. What does Howard Jones discover about Henrietta’s cancer when he was working on his article about George Gey?

15. How did the Lacks family learn that Henrietta’s cells were alive?

16. Why did the Lacks children think doctors at Hopkins needed to take a blood sample from them?

17. What did information did Michael Gold’s book, Conspiracy of Cells , have that the Lacks family hadn’t seen?

18. What does Deborah make Skloot promise while working on the book?

19. What did Courtney Speed want to establish in Turner Station?

20. What memento of Henrietta was Deborah afraid someone would try to take from her?

21. What does Lengauer say that shocks Deborah?

22. What do Skloot and Deborah find at Crownsville hospital?

23. What did Gary try to relieve Deborah of in his soul-cleansing ceremony?

24. What does Gary say HeLa cells are?

25. What are the two major issues in the current tissue research debate?