106 Year Old Woman Dances with Obama in White House

106 year old Virginia McLaurin, an African American woman from Washington, DC, got the thrill of her life on Monday when she danced with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House.  She was born in South Carolina and was at the White House as part of Black History Month.  She said she never thought she would meet the President and said it was the highlight of her long life.

Talk about active aging, she is still volunteering forty hours a week at a local community agency!  She has become an internet sensation.  Here is the story and video from NBC.  Click below


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I have been a senior advocate for most of my career. I was Executive Director of the New York StateWide Senior Action Council and the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans. In 2007-2010 I was the Director of the New York State Office for the Aging

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