'Little Miss Flint' Mari Copeny, 8, hugs US President Barack Obama during an event at Northwestern High School in Flint, Michigan, May 4, 2016. Copeny wrote to the president before she traveling 12 hours by bus with more than 200 Flint residents to a congressional hearing on the city's water crisis. / AFP / Jim Watson 

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Toni Akindele
May, 06, 2016

Disclaimer: this video could quite literally make your heart explode.

President Obama visited Flint Michigan, Wednesday per the invitation of 8 year-old Little Miss Flint, Mari Copeny. Mari acquired the nickname Little Miss Flint for her activism in the community as one of the children affected by Flint’s water crisis.

President Obama Accepts Invitation to Flint After 8-Year-Old Activist Writes Him a Letter

In her letter to the president she wrote, “I know this is probably an odd request but I would love for a chance to meet you or your wife. My mom said chances are you will be too busy with more important things, but there is a lot of people coming to these buses and even just a meeting from you or your wife would really lift people’s spirits.”

To which President Obama obliged. Here they are meeting for the first time:

Heart still intact? We warned you it would be adorable.

During his visit, POTUS also drank a glass of water from Flint, saying, "I really did need a glass of water. This is not a stunt."

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