Make-A-Wish kid gets shopping spree at South Park

By Kristen Hampton - bio l email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - When Iesha's limo pulled up to the front of Macy's, she had no idea of the people that were waiting for her.

Dozens of Macy's employees clapped and cheered as Iesha exited the stretch ride and began her dream shopping experience.

"She was so happy, you could just tell she was so happy," said Iesha's mother.

The 17-year-old was whisked away by a fleet of personal shoppers. She picked out a few things she thought looked nice, stopped by the make-up counter for some lip gloss, then headed to her own private changing room which was covered with dozens of outfits and an equal amount of shoes.

All of it was hers.

"That's something I wanted to do as a teenager as a young child, go on a shopping spree," said Iesha.

Iesha's has Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a form of cancer and was granted her dream come true by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

"They deserve to just have a day to forget about everything they're going through and just enjoy," said a volunteer with Make-A-Wish.

Iesha looked like a princess as she tried on each outfit and even put on an impromptu fashion show for Macy's shoppers.

She had the time of her life and just for a day, she didn't care a bit about cancer.

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