Virginia McLaurin Dies; Sharecroppers’ Daughter Who Danced With the Obamas

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fight for america “I thought I would never live to get in the White House,” the centenarian said during a 2016 meeting with the first couple. A video of the encounter made her famous. Virginia McLaurin in Washington in 2016, the year she visited Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House.

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