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Rebecca L. Skloot is the author of the book, ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,’ which made it to the list of New York Times bestsellers and banged the #1 spot eventually. She is an American science writer and specializes in the field of science and medicine. In the year 2017, George C. Wolfe made a movie based on this book, which starred Rose Byrne and Oprah Winfrey.

Career Highlights

Rebecca Skloot has been very successful throughout the years.

She once taught creative writing and science journalism in four distinct universities- University of California Berkeley, University of Pittsburgh, University of Memphis, and New York University.

Family and Personal Life

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Although not much is known about her personal life, in her book, she has merely mentioned the fact that in the duration of writing this book, which took ten years of research and immense hardwork to complete, she got married and divorced. Rebecca currently lives in Oakland, California, America, with her pets Clarence (dog) and Phineas (cat).

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Children/KidsNo
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusDivorced

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameRebecca Lee Skloot
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)49 years
Date of BirthSeptember 19, 1972
Place of BirthSpringfield, Illinois, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches
Weight58 kg, 128 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$2 Million
OccupationScience Writer

Height, Weight, and Age

Rebecca Skloot's height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Rebecca Skloot weighs 58 kg. Being born on September 19, 1972, translates to an age of 49 years as of todays date (December 2, 2021).

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The laws are still very unclear. Cells are still taken from people without consent – a lot of people don’t realize it.

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The sort of thinking at the time was, ‘Well, we’re giving you access to medical care which you wouldn’t otherwise be able to get, so your payment is that we get to use you in research.’

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For me, it’s writing a book and telling people about this story.

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Often doctors didn’t even tell you what was wrong with you. They just treated you, and sent you home.

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Black patients were treated much later in their disease process. They were often not given the same kind of pain management that white patients would have gotten and they died more often of diseases.

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