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Child misses first day of kindergarten after being left on school bus

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BIRDSBORO, Pa. — A 5-year-old missed his first day of kindergarten all because he was left on the school bus for more than four hours.

The CBS station in Philadelphia reported the temperature that day was approximately 85 degrees.

No one reportedly knew Prince was missing until the boy’s mother called the school after he wasn’t dropped off at noon.

That’s when they went searching for him.

“It was traumatizing to me,” said the boy’s mother, Michelle Oquendo. “He was hot, sweaty. He didn’t even know who I was at first.”

Superintendent James Harris said the transportation company contacted the school immediately once they had located the boy.

The bus driver was fired.