HBO releases 'The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks" movie trailer, airs in April

Posted at 5:58 PM, Mar 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-15 17:59:33-04

HBO releases 'The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks' a story based on the true story of a woman whose cells were used in several genetic research advancements.

Lacks was a patient at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore during the early 1950's. 

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In December, Former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake honored the legacy of Henrietta Lacks through a portrait dedication at City Hall. 

Related: Henrietta Lacks painting unveiled at City Hall

The well-anticipated movie is scheduled to air at 8 p.m on April 22.

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