Virginia McLaurin never thought she’d live to visit the White House. So when she got the chance to meet President Obama and the First Lady, she couldn’t contain her excitement.
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106-Year-Old Woman Dances With Joy as She Meets the Obamas | NBC Nightly News
Finally tonight a 100 six-year-old woman From our nation's capital says she'd Never thought she'd be this famous now That millions have been delighted by the Viral video of her visit to the White House she sat down with our Ron Allen That explained that she was so happy she Just had to bust a move it was a moment Of pure joy Virginia McLaurin 106 years Young finally getting her chance to meet President Obama grandma Virginia as She's affectionately known danced and Giggled and celebrated every moment why Did you want to meet the president so Much when Maclaurin was born in 1909 Taft was president the American flag had 46 stars a loaf of bread cost a nickel She grew up a sharecroppers daughter and Segregated South Carolina and now lives On public assistance three miles but a Very long way from the Oval Office the Moment went viral some nine million Views the first five hours that's for The kids too bad school Maclaurin had Written the president she even called an Invitation finally arrived to an African American History Month reception where Grandma Virginia and the Obamas made Some history of their own Ronelle on NBC News the White House That'll do it for us on a Monday night I'm Lester Holt for all of us at NBC News thank you for watching and good Night
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