According to an incident report, Joseph Fuller arrived at Edisto Primary School on May 19 just as a group of students was leaving. He saw a kid in that group whom he thought was his grandson. Turns out it wasn't. Hey, honest mistake. You know how hard it can be to tell children apart—they rarely stand still and they're usually all covered with the same fruit juice stains.
Fuller went up to the boy and gave him a hug. He told the little boy that he was there to pick him up early and asked if he was ready to go. The kid, who apparently also thought this was his grandpa (or else was just ready to skip school) said yes. A teacher's assistant asked the boy, "Is this your granddad?" and the kid said yes.
Look, little kids are kind of dumb. And you know how hard it can be to tell old people apart—they're soft and they've got all those wrinkles and they're all wearing the same velour tracksuit from 1993. And they're covered in juice stains.