Henrietta Lacks' Unmarked Grave Given a Headstone
After 59 years in an unmarked grave, Henrietta Lacks was honored with a headstone for her resting place. Friends and family gathered for a small ceremony in Clover, Virginia where Lacks has been buried on a family plot since 1951, reports the Virginia Pilot... Here's what you had to say: Quiana commented: "Hopefully, as time goes on and she receives more recognition, children of all races will be able to learn about what her cells have done." Anonymous wrote: "And Texas wants to cut this kind of information out of the history books? The mind boggles."