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Name: Miriam Bartley SP211-Section Date: September 24, 2018 Professor Lewis Informative Speech Outline Topic: Henrietta Lacks Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the life of Henrietta Lacks Central Idea: 1. Early Life and young adulthood 2. Henrietta’s illness, diagnosis and tragic death 3. The birth and life of the immortal cell line HeLa Henrietta Lacks was best known as the source of cells that form the HeLa line, used extensively in medical research since the 1950s. A remarkable black woman that saves the life of many others in the past, present and the future as evidenced by her early life, while ill and even after her tragic death. Credibility: In writing this speech on Henrietta Lacks because I have completed two hours of research at the QCC library, read “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and watch a documentary on this topic. Relevance: Because of her cell’s scientist can study the effects of toxins, drugs, hormones and viruses on the growth of cancer cells without experimenting on humans. And can also use to test the effects of radiation and poisons, to study the human genome, how viruses work and played a crucial role in the development of the polio vaccine. Attention Getter : Do we always read consents carefully before signing? Introduction: Do we always read consent carefully before signing? “No,” and neither did Henrietta Lacks who was a remarkable black woman that saves the life of many others in the past, present and the future as evidenced by her early life, while ill and after death. I am
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