WATCH: 106-year-old woman dances as she meets the Obamas in the White House

Virginia McLaurin was thrilled beyond belief that she finally got the chance to meet the President and the First Lady

A video of a 106-year-old woman meeting Barack Obama has been getting attention online after her reaction made headlines. 

Virginia McLaurin was at the White House as part of the celebrations for Black History Month, and in a video posted on their social channels on Sunday evening, she suddenly became an internet star.

According to CNN, McLaurin waited all her life to see an African-American in the White House, and couldn't contain her excitement when she finally got to meet the Obamas. 

Opening her arms wide and hugging the President and the First Lady, before holding their hands and performing a brief dance of joy.

Dance Party with 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin

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. #BlackHistoryMonth

Posted by The White House on Sunday, 21 February 2016

McLaurin stated that "I thought I would never live to get in the White House, and I tell you, I am so happy".