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Posted: August 18, 2015

Heartbreaker: Pre-schooler sobs when reporter asks about first day of school

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk


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A 4-year-old broke into sobs Tuesday when a reporter asked him if he would miss his mom while at the first day of school.

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It was the first day of school for kids in the nation's second-largest school district. For the litttlest kids, it was the first day of pre-kindergarten.

At City Terrace Elementary School, Andrew Macias was brave when the reporter first asked him if he was excited and if he would miss his mom, but then he thought about it for a moment.

Warning: Your heart may break a little when you watch this.

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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:

Posted by KTLA 5 News on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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