Read the letter from ‘Little Miss Flint’ that stirred Obama to visit Flint
The White House announced
“I want to make sure people like you and your family are receiving the help you need and deserve,” Obama told her.
Copeny's letter to President Obama
Hello my name is Mari Copeny and I’m 8 years old, I live in Flint, Michigan and I’m more commonly known around town as “Little Miss Flint”. I am one of the children that is effected by this water, and I’ve been doing my best to march in protest and to speak out for all the kids that live here in Flint. This Thursday I will be riding a bus to Washington, D.C. to watch the congressional hearings of our Governor
President Obama's reply
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