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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.
Here is a short summary of Rebecca Skloot's career:
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
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).
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Rebecca Lee Skloot|
|Age (as of today)||49 years|
|Date of Birth||September 19, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Springfield, Illinois, U.S.|
|Height||1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||58 kg, 128 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$2 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Rebecca Skloot's height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. The science writer weighs 58 kg. As of today, June 27, 2022, Rebecca Skloot is 49 years old.
For scientists, growing cells took so much work that they couldn’t get much research done. So the selling of cells was really just for the sake of science, and there weren’t a lot of profits.Rebecca Skloot
The laws are still very unclear. Cells are still taken from people without consent – a lot of people don’t realize it.Rebecca Skloot
For me, it’s writing a book and telling people about this story.Rebecca Skloot
I learned about HeLa cells in my first basic biology class, and I just became completely obsessed with them from that point on.Rebecca Skloot
Often doctors didn’t even tell you what was wrong with you. They just treated you, and sent you home.Rebecca Skloot