Can’t stop moving!
106-year-old Virginia McLaurin’s dream of visiting the White House came true over the weekend, when she met with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The centenarian was so excited, in fact, that she broke out a few dance moves for America’s first couple.
An excited McLaurin greeted the president by telling him the visit was “an honor.”
The president then asked if she wanted to meet the first lady, prompting a high-decibel “yes” and McLaurin taking off across the room.
After enveloping Michelle in a hug, McLaurin excitedly began wiggling around, leading Barack to advise, “you gotta slow down.”
The trio joined hands and did a little dancing before posing for photos.
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“I thought I would never live to get in the White House, and I tell you I am so happy,” McLaurin told the couple. “A black president and a black wife. And I’m here to celebrate black history.”
Michelle responded, “you have just made our day,” to which McLaurin retorted, “well, you’ve made my day!”
McLaurin, who was born in South Carolina in 1909 according to a Facebook page dedicated to her, has lived in Washington, D.C., since 1941.
She began her journey to the White House in December 2014, when she recorded a video message to Obama, saying, “I would love to meet the president … I didn’t think I’d ever live to see a colored president. I am so happy, I pray for you every day of my life.”