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Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas

Virginia McLaurin fulfilled a dream of visiting the White House.

THE WHITE HOUSE has shared a video of a 106-year-old dancing with President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.

Virginia McLaurin fulfilled her dream of visiting the White House over the weekend, as part of Black History Month.
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Impressed by her energy, Michelle told her: “I wanna be like you when I grow up.”

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McLaurin, who was born in 1909, said: “I thought I would never live to get in the White House. And I tell you, I am so happy.”

She made a video plea to meet Obama just over a year ago.

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Vibe reports that in 2014, at the age of 104, McLaurin was honored in Washington DC for volunteering 40 hours a week with students who have severe mental disabilities.

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