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VIDEO: 106-year-old woman dances in White House

VIDEO: 106-year-old woman dances in White House
Posted at 7:45 AM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 09:01:25-05

The White House recently had a special visitor to celebrate Black History Month.

Virginia McLaurin, who is 106 years old, met President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in the White House. 

In a video posted by the White House on Facebook, McLaurin screams "Hi!" at the president when introduced. She can barely contain her excitement when walking over to meet the First Couple. 

"I thought I would never live to get in the White House," she said. "A black president. A black wife."

McLaurin, who was born in the early 1900s, has lived through two world wars, the invention of television and other modern luxuries, as well as a person walking on the moon.

Watch the full video of McLaurin dancing here:

Dance Party with 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin

What's the secret to still dancing at 106? Watch 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin fulfill her dream of visiting the White House and meeting President Obama. #BlackHistoryMonth

Posted by The White House on Sunday, February 21, 2016


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