President Barack Obama speaks at Northwest High School about the Flint water contamination crisis on May 4 in Flint, Michigan.
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May 4, 2016 8:10 PM EDT

President Barack Obama spoke to the community in Flint, Mich., on Wednesday, visiting the city for the first time since findings about the city’s lead-contaminated water came to light.

Here is a transcript of his speech at Northwestern High School in Flint.

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