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108-year-old grandson of slave meets President Obama

The White House has released a touching video of President Barack Obama meeting a 108-year-old man last week in Indiana. (The White House/YouTube)

The White House has released a touching video of President Barack Obama meeting a 108-year-old man last week in Indiana.

"The grandson of a slave shaking hands with the President of the United States," Lester Townsend said as he met the president.

"Oh man, that's something right there," the president responded.

"I never thought I'd live to see this," Townsend said.

Watch the full video below.

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