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22nd Feb 2016

WATCH: 106-Year-Old Woman Fulfils Lifetime Dream To Visit The White House

And she got to dance with Obama too!

Laura Holland

This is just wonderful!

A video of a 106-year-old American woman visiting The White House and dancing with President Obama and wife Michelle has gone viral.

Virginia McLaurin had always dreamt of visiting The White House and at 106 years of age she finally got to.

Her mission to get to the White House began last year when she posted this video to YouTube:


Video via YouTube/Help Virginia

And just yesterday her dream became a reality when she was invited to help celebrate Black History Month at The White House.

Despite her age, she was full of energy and took the opportunity to dance with the President and First Lady during the visit.

The official White House Facebook page posted the video saying:

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

Delighted to be meeting Obama and Michelle she said, “I thought I’d never live to get in the White House.”

Watch the video 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, 21 February 2016