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4-year-old requests CVS-themed birthday party
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Who needs Disney princesses when you have pharmacists? A little girls dreams came true when her mom threw her a CVS-themed birthday party last week. - photo by Jessica Ivins
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas Who needs Disney princesses when you have pharmacists?

A little girls dreams came true when her mom threw her a CVS-themed birthday party last week. As little Iris Gills fourth birthday approached, her mother, Sarah Fortune Gill, wasnt surprised at all when her daughter told her what she had in mind.

When your kid puts CVS on the same level as Disney World, you embrace it, Gill told Today. When they ask for a CVS birthday party, you throw it.

Iriss obsession with the pharmacy chain began two years ago when she noticed the construction of a CVS right by her house. Iris and her mother drove past the site at least twice a day, since it was on the way to and from Iriss school, according to a post on Gills blog.

Being that shew as only 3 when it opened, she watched the progress of the structure being built for nearly half of her life, so naturally it was a big deal when the store finally opened, she wrote. The store has been open for nearly a year now and stopping in to pick up a sweet treat or a strawberry milk is at least a weekly occurrence for us.

So when Iris revealed her wish, Gill got to work.

She said, I want a CVS cake, and thats all I had to work with at first, Gill told ABC News. From there I just ran with the idea.

The creative mother went straight to the source: She reached out to the local CVS manager. Tickled by the little girls wishes, CVS corporate donated water bottles, snacks, favors and party supplies. When the big day finally arrived, Iriss friends and family gathered at a local park for the unique celebration.

The kids played in a CVS checkout stand that Gill made from scratch and took home CVS goodie bags, while adults took home a CVS-themed drink as well as prescription pill bottles filled with mints. And Iris got her wish a custom CVS-themed birthday cake with candles on top.

Thank you to CVS who helped make Iris fourth birthday so special, Gill wrote on her blog. By the way, this is in no way sponsored by CVS. Just 100 percent true love.

The store by Iriss home even went as far as broadcasting Happy Birthday Iris on its message sign in front, ABC reports. A birthday party for the history books, to be sure.