You Won't Believe What This 106-Year-Old Woman Accomplished at the White House
At 106 years old, Virginia McLaurin is giving us all some serious goals with her energy and dance moves at The White House.
Her meeting with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama has become an Internet sensation garnering so far more than 34 million views on Facebook alone. Even Michelle Obama couldn’t believe that their new visitor was 106-years-old.
"I wanna be like you when I grow up," she told McLaurin.
"You can," McLaurin replied.
The meeting was a long time in the making. In 2014, McLaurin, a resident of Washington, D.C., started a campaign to meet the Obamas with a YouTube video that was accompanied by a White House petition and a Facebook page.
"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," she said later echoing the same sentiment during her meeting with the President.
We're loving McLaurin's longevity, energy, and inspirational attitude. Kudos to her for achieving her dream and accomplishing it like a boss.
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