Dorothy Duffy

Dorothy Duffy is known for her contemporary poem, ‘My Sister is Not a Statistic.’ This piece was inspired by the death of her sister from COVID-19 in 2020. The poem gained national attention after she shared her experience and her desire to keep her sister’s memory alive.

My Sister is Not a Statistic

Dorothy Duffy’s ‘My Sister is Not a Statistic’ is a heart-wrenching poem about the author’s sister who died from COVID-19 on April 4, 2020. 


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