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Teen goes viral after calling family out on Twitter for joining Capitol riot

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Posted at 12:23 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 12:23:25-05

An 18-year-old turned in her own family after recognizing her mom, uncle and aunt admidst the rioters at the U.S. Capitol last week.

Good Morning America spoke to Helena Duke, who said the decision was anything but easy.

"It was an emotional thing to decide to do this but at the same time if I did nothing I was, I felt that I was as bad as them," Duke told GMA.

Duke went viral after calling her mother out on Twitter by retweeting a video from FreedomNewsTV clip.

In another tweet, Duke highlighted her mother, uncle, and aunt in three different pictures that surfaced on the internet accusing them of violent acts during the riot.