What a Kid
Eight-year-old Jaime of Openshaw, Manchester, England, was described by many as an “energetic scrap of a lad.” He was inquisitive, outgoing, and downright precocious: all of which were great qualities for a little boy. And at only eight, he was already fiercely independent. He would even ride the bus himself.
The 219 Bus
The bus in question was the 219 bus that made its way from the city centre to Ashton-under-Lyne near Openshaw. The bus’s driver, Darren Vickers, noticing the boy’s age and his lack of a guardian, took it upon himself to look after Jaime when he was on the bus. As such, he spent the day on the bus in the company of the driver. Not a bad place to be all things considered…