President Barack Obama hugs 105-year old Virginia Shelton as he arrives a town hall style meeting in Richmond, Va

Virginia Shelton, 105, of Ashland, a retired nurse, was surprised to learn that she would not be going to a senior center today. Instead, she is among the guests attending the president’s appearance at a South Richmond recreation association.

Shelton turned 105 on Sept. 8. She said that on her birthday she received a “wonderful” letter from First Lady Michelle Obama.

Shelton, who wore a silk corsage and a teaberry-colored jacket over a black skirt, believes the mayor of Ashland arranged for her invitation to Obama’s event today.

Asked what advice she might have for Obama, Shelton said: “As long as he tells the truth, keeps looking up and keeps Christ in his life,” he will be fine. “Take the JC pill and you’ll get to 105,” she said.

From wtvr.com

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6 Responses to “105”

  1. 1 Sue in Minnesota
    September 29, 2010 at 9:35 pm

    Amazing! God Bless her sweet heart. She got a kiss from our President on his way out…Lucky Lady!

  2. 2 Eleroy
    September 30, 2010 at 3:27 am

    He will Ms Shelton.

  3. 6 collegekay
    September 30, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    Great video!

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