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People Top HeadlinesJan 20, 2018
Kim Kardashian Is 'So Thrilled Her Dream of Having 3 Children Finally Came True,' Says Source
Kim Kardashian West‘s lifelong dream has become a reality with the arrival of her daughter Chicago.

A source tells PEOPLE that the Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality star, 37,  and husband Kanye West 'love the name' they chose for their third child and are 'really happy' as a family of five.

'Kim is just so thrilled that her dream of having three kids finally came true,' the source said. 'She''s really enjoying these few days just being with the baby and her family and soaking it all in.'

Adding, 'She was a little nervous about how Saint and North would react but so far everything is great.'

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An insider previously told PEOPLE that the couple''s 4½-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son have been receiving 'a lot of extra attention' and 'feel included' in the celebration of their little sister.

On Friday, Kardashian West finally revealed the name of their baby girl four days after she was born via surrogate on Jan. 15.

While the mother of three did not give an explanation behind the name choice, Kanye, notably, was raised in Chicago and frequently pays homage to his hometown in his songs.

RELATED: Chicago, Saint and North: The Meanings Behind Kanye and Kim Kardashian West''s Kids'' Names

RELATED GALLERY: Chicago West Is Hardly the First: See Other Celebrity Kids Named for Famous Places

Pregnant sister Khloé Kardashian, who is expecting her first child - a boy - with NBA boyfriend Tristan Thompson, was among the celebrities to share their opinions on the name.

'I LOOOOOOOOOOVE her name. Hey Chi (shy),' she tweeted with the pronunciation of the newborn''s nickname.

The Chicago White Sox, the Chicago Bears and NBC''s Chicago Fire also gave shout-outs to Kardashian West''s third child.

WATCH: Kim Kardashian West Warmed to Surrogacy Because ‘She Really Misses Having a Baby in the Family'': Source

While Kim and Kanye may not have given any distinct clues ahead of the name reveal, brother Rob Kardashian may have dropped a hint. On Wednesday, he tweeted two (Chicago?) bear emojis.

One family member who may have contributed to the selection of Chicago''s name: big sister North, who was tasked with the responsibility shortly before the birth.

'Kim and Kanye are letting North help with naming the baby,' an insider divulged to PEOPLE in December.



People Top HeadlinesJan 19, 2018
The Chicago Connection: All About Kanye West's Ties to His Native City
Chicago will always be Kanye West‘s baby.

On Friday, the 'Famous' rapper and his wife Kim Kardashian West, 37, revealed via her app and website that they''d named their newborn daughter Chicago, but many fans have been wondering why? Their third-born child''s name proudly pays homage to the city where Kanye, 40, grew up and pursued his dreams.


People Top HeadlinesJan 19, 2018
WATCH: Woman With Brain Cancer Lives Out Dream of Being Showered with Puppies: 'It Was the Best!'
Since she was a little girl, Courtney Gessford has dreamed of being showered with puppies. But, suffering from brain cancer, the 28-year-old thought she''d never get  to experience her pooch-filled fantasy.

'I love puppies and I''ve always just wanted to be surrounded by like 10 dogs,' she tells PEOPLE. 'Since I was a little kid, I''ve loved animals. Everyone knows, ‘Courtney''s such a dog person.'' '

So, her friend Maris Loeffler stepped in to make Gessford''s dream come true.

Loeffler reached out to Front Street Animal Shelter of Sacramento, California, to plan the puppy ambush. On Jan. 7,  Loeffler, put a blindfold and headphones on Gessford and drove her to the location.

'She walked me inside … and I laid down on something that was kind of soft. Then she took the blindfold off and the headphones out and there were like 15 of my friends and family and everybody was holding a puppy! And as soon as I took the blindfold off, they just put the puppies all over me!'

She adds: 'It was the best! I was ecstatic. You can see in the video I''m shocked, I''m overwhelmed and I start crying. I''m so ecstatic because it''s just a dream come true.'

Gessford, of Sacramento, was diagnosed with brain cancer in July 2014 when she was 24 years old. She has had three brain surgeries and more than a year of chemotherapy.

'It is the most up and down, unpredictable, roller coaster of emotions I have ever experienced. I think I have a really good attitude so I have a lot of really good days, but I have had horrible days and horrible weeks,' she tells PEOPLE. 'I can''t even begin to describe the emotional journey that I''ve been on.'

While Gessford has always loved dogs, she says her experience with the illness brought her closer to her own dog: 8-year-old Clyde.

'I''ve always loved him more than I can express. After the cancer diagnosis, he became that much more important. He''s very therapeutic to me … He just makes me happy and he helps me relax. He also gives me a sense of purpose,' she tells PEOPLE.

'He''s been a key part of my healing. He''s comforting to me when I don''t feel well, when I''m tired. When I was recovering from surgery, he would just lay with me.'


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