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Here's our first look at HBO's Henrietta Lacks movie, starring Oprah

Here's our first look at HBO's Henrietta Lacks movie, starring Oprah

HBO this week announced a premiere date for the docudrama "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." Now, the network has also released the first trailer, which you can watch above. 

The movie, which stars Oprah Winfrey, explores the life of Henrietta Lacks, a Baltimore County woman whose cells were taken from her when she was a patient at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1951. The cells were later developed into the first immortal cell line, and continue to be used in medical research.

Winfrey plays Lacks'...

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