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Kentucky Special Needs Student Who Was Crowned Homecoming Queen Dies

Students of Traditional High School in Louisville, Ky., are currently mourning the death of Jamesha.

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Last month, special needs student Jamesha Beard was crowned homecoming queen of Butler Traditional High School in Louisville, Ky.

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Jamesha died over the weekend. Her classmates have already started to mourn her death on Twitter.

Pick of Rachel platt when she interviewed jamesha 3 months ago

julie schmitt

@mileyrae79

Pick of Rachel platt when she interviewed jamesha 3 months ago

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Some students plan to memorialize Jamesha by wearing yellow at school.

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If you are a peer tutor or hell, even go to Butler then you better be wearing something yellow tomorrow. #ripJamesha

Tracey Mitchell

@tmmitchell13

If you are a peer tutor or hell, even go to Butler then you better be wearing something yellow tomorrow. #ripJamesha

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Shannonâ„¢

@shannanigans815

Wear yellow for Jamesha!! #RIPJamesha

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