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Little Miss Flint Had Hilariously Different Reactions To Meeting Donald Trump And Barack Obama

'This little girl wishes she was somewhere less scary, like in a dark room with a clown holding a machete.'

16/09/2016 12:33 | Updated 16 September 2016

A nine-year-old girl who met Barack Obama and was yesterday pictured with Donald Trump has provoked hilarity for her stunningly different reactions. 

Amariyanna ‘Mari’ Copeny, who won the title of ‘Little Miss Flint’, met the current US president in May after writing a letter to him that went viral.

The note was about her efforts to combat a public health crisis caused by the water in her hometown of Flint becoming contaminated with lead.

Her request to meet Obama or the First Lady was accepted, and she was seen beaming as she embraced the 44th President of the United States when he visited the affected community.

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Mari was overwhelmed when she met Obama in May
The pair embraced after Obama said kids like Mari were 'what make me so optimistic for the future'

But Mari’s reaction could not have been more different when she met Trump - the man who called Obama the “founder of Isis”.

Her previously beaming smile and embrace this time became a look of fear and upset as she cowered for a photo with the leering Trump.

Many were quick to joke at the juxtaposition between her two reactions, commenting that they summed up the state of the US presidential debate. 

While others just used it as an opportunity to rip into Trump. 

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