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5-year-old's dream to work at Target becomes true for his birthday

They even gave him an employee discount!
Credit: Hannah Rickman

ROSSFORD, Ohio — Cooper's mom, Hannah Rickman, always asks her kids what kind of theme they want for their birthday each year. 

5-year-old Cooper caught his mom by surprise when he told her he wanted to have a "Target Birthday." When his mom asked him what he meant he told her "I want to work at Target for my birthday, mommy."

Credit: Hannah Rickman

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Rickman reached out to Target on Facebook and quickly got a reply saying they would reach out to their local Target. 

Rickman said Target's media and HR departments officially allowed her son to become an employee for a day.

They even gave him an employee discount!

Credit: Hannah Rickman

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