Zelene Blancas Biography — Wiki
Zelene Blancas was an El Paso teacher whose video of her first-graders giving each other hugs went viral in 2018 has reportedly died after a two-month battle with coronavirus. Blancas spent nine weeks in intensive care after she was infected with Covid-19 in October.
Dr. Sue A. Shook Elementary School, where she worked, confirmed the beloved teacher had died on Monday.
Zelene Blancas Age
Zelene Blancas, a bilingual teacher, was 35 years old at the time of death.
El Paso teacher dies after a two-month battle with Covid-19
The principal, Cristina Sanchez-Chavira, told ABC News: ‘She always made an effort to share kindness, whether it was with a message or a note or just reaching out to her colleagues. Just a very, very loving person.’