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Flint volunteer: City residents still need help as water crisis “far from over”

Michael Hood and Laurie Carpenter, founders of the humanitarian aid group Crossing Water.
Stephanie Kenner
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Michael Hood and Laurie Carpenter, founders of the humanitarian aid group Crossing Water.

This weekend the group Crossing Water is calling for volunteers to continue the work they've been doing for a long time now: going door to door helping Flint residents deal with the water contamination in the city. 

Michael Hood is the group's the executive director, director of outreach, and volunteer coordinator.

Here's Hood in a video posted late in August describing some of the problems they're still finding in Flint:

He joined us to talk more about the state of the water crisis in Flint and whether residents are really getting the help they need.

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