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Benton Harbor, Michigan, volunteers step up to deliver bottled water amid crisis


Like Flint before it, Benton Harbor, Michigan, is in the midst of a water crisis. The water flowing through the city’s pipes and into homes is not safe to consume because of the risk of lead exposure. There are more than 9,000 residents in this small community, most of them Black. More than 40% of residents live below the poverty line. But while locals wait for a long term solution, many in the Benton Harbor community are stepping up to help, including delivering bottled water door to door. Michael Hill reports.

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