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CVS-themed birthday party? Little girl gets her wish on her big day

When Iris' fourth birthday approached, her mom considered all the usual tot-appropriate options for a party theme โ€” "Frozen," "Star Wars" and Hello Kitty. But when Sarah Fortune Gill actually asked her little girl what she wanted, Iris' answer wasn't so usual: CVS.

Actually, it didn't come as a surprise to Gill, who was already well aware of her daughter's obsession with the pharmacy chain.

Making her wildest dreams come true.

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In a post on her blog, Gill explained that Iris' passion for CVS started when construction on the first one in their Arkansas hometown began two years ago.

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"The site happens to be directly on our path to Irisโ€™ school, so we drive past the location at least twice a day," mom wrote. "Being that she was only three 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."

So when Iris said she wanted a CVS birthday bash, that's just what she got.

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

A four-year-old ready for her party!

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Gill crafted CVS-themed favors for kids and adult guests alike, and she let CVS headquarters in on the plan.

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The chain provided the family with even more favors, snacks and various party supplies.

And the location that so enchanted the little girl made sure to give her a special greeting on her big day.

TODAY'S THE DAY! ps - how awesome is my mom for making this happen?

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Lest anyone think this is just some sly advertising the corporation arranged rather than really what a 4-year-old wanted, Gill offered this glimpse at Iris' CVS fixation 10 months ago.

Iris loves CVS. Like, really loves it.

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There's no doubt about it: That's true love โ€” for a pharmacy.

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