106-year-old Virginia McLaurin dances in the White House  FEB 22 2016

What a completely delightful video of 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin visiting the White House and meeting President and Mrs. Obama. This is the Webster's definition of pure joy.

I don't know much about McLaurin's life story -- she's originally from South Carolina, first married at 14 -- but when she was 10, the Civil War had ended only 55 years earlier. As a child, she likely knew and talked with people who were former slaves. And now she's dancing with a black President in the White House. The Great Span continues to work its magic.

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