President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin during a photo line in the Blue Room of the White House before a reception celebrating African American History Month, Feb. 18, 2016. Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson.
(1909-) Born in Cheraw, SC, Virginia McLaurin is a community volunteer and supercentenarian. A resident of Washington, D.C., she gained national attention after a visit to the White House on February 18, 2016, to celebrate Black History Month. A video of her dancing with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama went viral on social media.