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Descendants of Tuskegee Syphilis Study Survivors Say It Was Nothing Like the Covid-19 Vaccine

They want to set the record straight on their fathers’ legacies and the ahistorical information

A vintage photo of Lillie Head with her father on her wedding day. She is wearing her wedding dress.
Lillie Head with her father Freddie Lee Tyson. Photos courtesy of Lillie.



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Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins is the Senior Editor at ZORA and a New York Times bestselling author. Her debut novel, “Caul Baby,” will be published by Harper in April 2021.