President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin at the White House more than a year after a petition was launched to get her an invite.
was born in 1909, had a whole social media campaign going in an effort to meet the president.
In a video posted to YouTube in December 2014, McLaurin says, "I didn't think I'd ever live to see a colored president. I am so happy."
McLaurin's campaign to meet the president included a Facebook page as well as a White House petition.
McLaurin's wish came true last week, when she met and even danced with the president and Michelle Obama. The White House tweeted video from the meeting on Sunday.
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. #BlackHistoryMonthPosted by The White House on Sunday, February 21, 2016