A very special event was held Friday for an East Tennessee girl struggling with a rare disease.

Riley Mozingo has brain cancer. She's always dreamed of having a princess bedroom, and Friday, Lake City Elementary School made her dreams come true.

The entire community pitched in to throw the Princess and Pirate Magical Carnival. Mozingo got to live like a princess with a castle bounce house and even a petting zoo.

And Saturday, her dad says she'll get to meet Dolly Parton.

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