A news team was on the scene when students started their first week of pre-K at City Terrace Elementary School in Los Angeles. A reporter asked 4-year-old Andrew Macias whether he was excited to start school and if he was going to miss his mom.
This is what happened next:
The first day of school brought mixed emotions for many students, including 4-year-old Andrew Macias, who spoke to us on his way to pre-kindergarten on Tuesday. When we asked Andrew if he would miss his mother during his first day at City Terrace Elementary School, the young man firmly said, “No.” He paused a second and then began to tear up. Seconds later, Andrew’s mom gave him a hug off camera.Andrew was among thousands of LAUSD students who filled classrooms Tuesday morning as summer vacation officially came to an end. Read KTLA’s story here: http://ktlane.ws/1UQGTUH
Posted by KTLA 5 News on Tuesday, August 18, 2015
I’m sending my 4-year-old off to kindergarten in two weeks. This video just made me realize what a big deal it actually is, because I’ve been sobbing at my desk for the last 15 minutes.