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Texas Teacher Who Made Viral Kindness Video Dies of COVID-19: Zelene Blancas Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Family, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

Zelene Blancas Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth

Zelene Blancas, a Texas teacher whose kindness video went viral in 2018, has died of COVID-19. She was only 35. She had wanted her students to know that they’d always have a safe place in her classroom, and sought to teach them to be kind to one another.

‘Kindly Greetings’ Video Goes Viral in 2018

The teacher from El Paso, Texas showed her students how to be kind to each other in a 2018 video that went viral. You can watch the video below.

The 2018 video currently shows more than 22 million views and has received more than 83,000 likes on Twitter, with nearly 26,000 comments.

 

The video is Dr. At Sue Shook Elementary School, she showed the freshmen in a series of greetings, hugging each other, handshaking, high-fives, and punching fists. The El Paso Times reported in 2018 that Blancas shared the video to show parents what their children are learning.

Every day a student was chosen to greet other students as they left. Each student can choose from the greeting options on the wall as they leave. Blancas said she got the idea from other bloggers online.

 

Blancas created the exercise to help students cope with emotions and conflicts. He told El Paso Times about the video: “I want them to go home the next day, making them feel like they are waiting here, or that they will come back and find a safe place to learn. safe environment. ”

Today December 28, 2020 the world lost a beautiful human Zelene B. After 9 weeks in the ICU due to the virus, Ms….

Posted by Pinksocks Life on Monday, December 28, 2020

 

Dies from COVID-19 at 35

 

According to KOMO News, when Blancas died of COVID-19, she was still Dr. She was a teacher at Sue Shook Primary School. He had been in the intensive care unit for seven weeks and was not on campus.

 

According to a GoFundMe, despite taking action on October 20 to raise money to cover his medical expenses, he tested positive and was hospitalized on October 24. He stayed in the hospital for so long that he exhausted all his paid leave. They have raised more than $ 19,000 so far.

 

 

Blancas was also a member of Pinksocks Life, which focused on spreading kindness as she taught her students in the 2018 video.

 

 

After Blancas’s video went viral, Larry Gioia from Pennsylvania gave him pink socks. Later, pink socks were given to all of their students, and the next year they gave pink socks to new first graders. That kindness trend has continued ever since.

 

 

Pinksocks Life is a nonprofit organization that “promotes human connectivity around the world by socially supporting other public charities. “The Pinksocks movement empowers people from all walks of life to connect with everyone, everywhere, by creating a global tribe of people wearing pink socks focused on empathy, compassion and love.”

 

Pinksocks wrote about his death on Facebook: “Today is 28 December 2020, the world lost a beautiful person Zelene B. Ms. Blancas died after 9 weeks in intensive care due to the virus. It is loved by many and will be missed by many. To send love and comfort to his family. In peace. RIP Zelene. ”

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