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Video: KTLA Reporter Makes 4-Year-Old Burst Into Tears On First Day Of School

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A KTLA reporter was just doing a light-hearted back-to-school story when accidentally she made her interview subject—a young boy—sob uncontrollably.

KTLA reporter Courtney Friel was broadcasting from City Terrace Elementary School on their first day of school. There, she interviewed 4-year-old Andrew Macias, asking if he was excited for his very first day of pre-kindergarten. Andrew said he was, but couldn't really explain why. Then, Friel asked Andrew if he was going to miss his mother. Andrew first said no, and it seemed like he was starting to giggle. However, those giggles soon turned into sobs.

KTLA reported that Macias then gave his mother a hug off camera. Aww. Friel later said on Twitter that she felt "awful" about making a kid burst into tears.

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Friel, if you remember, is the same reporter who was asked out on live television by the Shirtless Bro.