An update on the Lacks family

Our second annual symposium featured members of the Henrietta Lacks family Shirley Lacks and Veronica (Robinson) Spencer.  Ms. Lacks is the sister-in-law of the late Henrietta Lacks, and she was good friends with Henrietta’s daughter Deborah.  Veronica (Robinson) Spencer is the great-granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks. The Lacks family story has become and continues to be […]