Virginia McLaurin, 106 years old, meets Obamas at White House.

Watch a 106-Year-Old Woman With an Unbelievable Amount of Energy Meet the Obamas

Watch a 106-Year-Old Woman With an Unbelievable Amount of Energy Meet the Obamas

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Feb. 22 2016 9:22 AM

Watch a 106-Year-Old Woman With an Unbelievable Amount of Energy Meet the Obamas

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Virginia McLaurin with the Obamas at the White House on Sunday.

Above: Footage, released by the White House, of an extremely energetic 106-year-old named Virginia McLaurin meeting President and Michelle Obama. A Washington, D.C., resident who's been featured on the local news for volunteering at a special-ed school and protesting conditions in her apartment building, McLaurin appeared in a December 2014 YouTube video asking to meet the president and was invited as part of Black History Month comemmorations.

"I tell you, I am so happy. A black president. A black wife. And I’m here to celebrate black history," says McLaurin in the White House video. She turns 107 on March 12.