006 - Expression: A Taste Of Your Own Medicine

In this expression episode, you'll learn how to use the common English expression "a taste of your own medicine" and about Henrietta Lacks, a woman who drastically impacted modern science.

American English Podcast

American English Podcast

By Shana Thompson

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“Underline the greatness of her in terms of what she contributed.”

“. . . Yes, I mean, yes uh her cells which are still duplicating as we speak, replicating as we speak, helped contribute to the polio vaccine to the AIDS cocktail to practically every piece of medicine that now is in existence has some form of HeLa; HeLa has contributed to it.”

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Wow, what an intro, right? Hi everybody. So in that little snippet you just heard that was Oprah Winfrey, the famous American talk show host, and she was talking about Henrietta Lacks.

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