Miss Michigan used her introduction on the Miss America competition to call out the water crisis in Flint and people are applauding her

Business Insider | 9/9/2018 | Kirsten Acuna, INSIDER
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The Miss America 2019 competition aired Sunday live from Atlantic City on ABC.

During contestant introductions, Miss Michigan broke protocol and took the moment to address Flint's water crisis, which started in 2014.

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Viewers quickly applauded her for taking a stand.

As the majority of the 51 women competing for the crown made simple introductions during the Miss America competition airing live from Atlantic City on Sunday, Emily Sioma seized the opportunity to make a statement about the water crisis affecting Michigan.

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"From the state with 84% of the country's fresh water but none for its residents, I'm Miss Michigan," said Sioma.

You can watch it below:

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The statement didn't go unnoticed by...
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