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This 106-Year-Old Woman Dancing For Joy As She Meets Barack Obama Will Warm Your Heart

Virginia McLaurin still has some moves to show off.

Posted on February 22, 2016, at 3:48 a.m. ET

Virginia McLaurin is 106 years old. On Sunday, she visited the White House and met President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

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And she was pretty excited about it...

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The Obamas couldn't believe it when they found out Virginia was 106.

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President Obama asked her, "What's the secret to still dancing at 106?"

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So she showed them.

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Virginia was invited to the White House to meet the Obamas as part of Black History Month.

"I thought I would never live to get in the White House. I am so happy ... a black president ... a black wife ... and I am here to celebrate black history," Virginia told the couple.
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"I thought I would never live to get in the White House. I am so happy ... a black president ... a black wife ... and I am here to celebrate black history," Virginia told the couple.

While Michelle told her, "I want to be like you when I grow up."

"You have just made our day ... that energy, man."
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"You have just made our day ... that energy, man."

Two years ago, Virginia told NBC Washington her one wish was to meet Barack Obama.

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