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What do cells do?

Your cells work hard to keep you healthy. Different cells do different jobs. For example, bone cells keep bones strong, and hair cells keep hair growing. Heart cells are special muscle cells that keep the heart pumping blood all around the body. To replace worn out cells, a healthy cell copies itself by dividing and growing so that there are two healthy cells.

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