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Students and staff at Pearland High School are mourning the loss of a popular Spanish teacher due to a mysterious illness.

Sources tell News 92 FM that just hours after becoming sick at school on Monday, Tracie Burroughs,47, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. She reportedly exhibited flu-like symptoms.

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Students like Rachel Circconi say Burroughs was an amazing teacher, and her loss is shocking. Many students took to social media to talk about the difference Burroughs made in their individual lives.

An autopsy is being done to determine the cause of death. Burroughs leaves behind her husband, a son and a daughter.

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