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COVID-19: A Mother’s Sorrow (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-09-18

Duration: 00:04:13

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Denman, Karen Interviewee


This segment from the September 18, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Karen Denman, who lost her 29-year-old daughter, Ke’Lin Dillard, to COVID-19 (coronavirus) following the birth of her second child. She discusses the difficulty of losing her daughter and raising her two grandchildren and her concerns about people not taking COVID-19 seriously.