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'Hamilton' cast members make PC change to 'America the Beautiful' — and the internet reacts

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Singers Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones perform onstage during the Super Bowl LI Pregame Show at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

During the pregame ceremonies at Super Bowl LI on Sunday, three members of the original cast of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" sang "America the Beautiful" — but added a politically correct edit to the song's lyrics.

Phillipa Soo, Jasmne Cephas Jones and Renee Elise Goldsberry, who played the Schuyler sisters in the musical, added the line "and sisterhood" to the end of a lyric that mentions "brotherhood."

Listen for yourself here:

The original lyrics of the stanza they altered are:

O beautiful for spacious skies,

For amber waves of grain,

For purple mountain majesties

Above the fruited plain!

America! America!

God shed his grace on thee

And crown thy good with brotherhood

From sea to shining sea!

And their edit didn't go unnoticed. Twitter exploded with tweets and hashtags noting the "sisterhood" addition.

It appeared that even Falcons' head coach Dan Quinn enjoyed the edit:

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