Living in Flint without water filters is a daily struggle

Living in Flint without water filters is a daily struggle.

President Barack Obama visited in Flint for a few hours on Wednesday where he, yes, drank the water. But it was filtered.

Not every house and family has access to filtered water. Moms like Stephanie Clark struggle daily to make sure the water they're drinking is safe enough for them to drink, cook with, and give their animals.

FOX 2's Erika Erickson spent some time with Stephanie who says she feels forgotten.

Every couple of days the family lugs in 12 cases of bottled water. For the family, it may last for a couple of days before they have to do it all over again.

"The only thing going through my head is please lord don't let anything happen to my kids," she said.

She said she first noticed the problems when she went to give her kids a bath and the water ran brown. The next day it was clear so she thought it was okay.

When she learned the news she was devastated.

With the president arriving on Wednesday, she hopes it lights a fire for the government to help the people of Flint.

"I want some action. I really don't want to do this for 2 years. Life is already hard enough," she said.

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