22/02/2016 11:02 GMT | Updated 22/02/2016 11:59 GMT

106-Year-Old Woman Virginia McLaurin Meets President Obama And Dances With Joy

A 106-year-old woman has fulfilled her dream to meet President Obama in one of the most excitement-filled encounters you're likely to ever see.

Virginia McLaurin danced for joy and waved her cane in the air as her 14-month quest to visit the White House came true.

She said: "It's an honour, it's an honour! I thought I would never live to get in the White House and I tell you, I am so happy!"

Her campaign began in December 2014 when she recorded a video request that even came with its own online petition and Facebook page.

A visibly stunned Michelle Obama stood by as the President half-jokingly tells her to slow down.

The First Lady said: "I wanna be like you when I grow up."

"You can," McLaurin replies.

In her 2014 video she says: "I didn't think I'd ever live to see a coloured president. I am so happy. I pray for you every day of my life."