Dopesick

Dopesick

by

Beth Macy

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Lee Nuss Character Analysis

Less Nuss is a mother from Philadelphia who loses her 18-year-old son Randy to the opioid epidemic. After connecting with Ed Bisch (who shares a similar story), the two join the mission of activists like Art Van Zee and Sister Beth, founding a grassroots organization called Relatives Against Purdue Pharma (RAPP).
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Lee Nuss Character Timeline in Dopesick

The timeline below shows where the character Lee Nuss appears in Dopesick. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3
Fighting the Medical Establishment Theme Icon
Lee Nuss is another parent with a story similar to Bisch. She lost an 18-year-old son named... (full context)
Chapter 4
Fighting the Medical Establishment Theme Icon
...to Sister Beth. Van Rooyan will also be there, as will Ed Bisch and Lee Nuss. They bring protest signs and memorials for their lost loved ones. The Purdue executives fly... (full context)
Poverty as an Obstacle to Recovery  Theme Icon
Fighting the Medical Establishment Theme Icon
...Abingdon ends up being one of the most dramatic ones the region has ever seen. Nuss, who brings her son’s urn with her into the courtroom, is still disappointed that the... (full context)