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The story of Henrietta Lacks has long been one that needed to be told on screen, and now, HBO has done just that.

Starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, tells the story of an African-American women who, in 1951, became the unwitting donor of the HeLa cell. That cell has been described as one of the most important in medical research and has been used for cancer and AIDS research and it also helped develop the polio vaccine.

Unfortunately, Lacks’ cells were taken without her permission and their continued use brings into question patients’ rights and privacy.

Adapted from the book of the same name, the film debuts on HBO April 22nd. Will you be watching?

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Legendary AF! Why These HH Moments Make Morgan Freeman The GOAT

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You can’t deny, Morgan Freeman is legendary AF!

At 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Morgan Freeman was honored with the Lifetime Achieve award, and rightly so.

Freeman’s decades-long career includes over a hundred acting credits and an innumerable amount of memorable moments. And speaking of memorable moments, HH has had the opportunity to speak to him several times and each time if full of quotes and saying that stay with us long after the interview is over.

Here our top 3 favorite Morgan Freeman HH moments…

1) That time Freeman told us he feared technology because “we could blow ourselves up!”

2) When he gushed about fellow actor, Tom Cruise.

3) When pleaded his case for why lemurs had more of a right to be on earth than humans…

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