Fan of the Week

Fan of the Week: Kara – September 14, 2014

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KARA Age 23 – Maryland, USA Hufflepuff How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan in Fourth grade when my teacher began reading us the series. About half way through the first book, I was hooked and I began reading ahead of the rest of the class. When I reached book 4 (the last one out at the time) I read the books over again until the class caught ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Mehreen – September 7, 2014

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MEHREEN Age 20 – Scotland Slytherin How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I was 7 years old and I’d heard about this Harry Potter film coming out.  For my birthday I got the first 3 books from my parents . Within the first chapter of the first book my hometown was mentioned on page 10, and I was like OMG!!! The author knows my town – I knew then I was hooked for ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Brian – Aug 31, 2014

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BRIAN Age 24 – Colorado Springs, USA Slytherin How did you become a Harry Potter fan? It took me two tries to read the 1st book (my first time I was in the 3rd grade and I just didn’t want to read!) But I got through it on my 2nd go-around, which would have put me in the 4th grade. I really was swept away by the time we got into the depths into Prisoner ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Phoebe – Aug 24, 2014

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PHOEBE Age 16 – United States Hufflepuff How did you become a Harry Potter fan? After somehow being exposed to it when I was about four years old, I was Harry Potter for Halloween. Then I had a Harry Potter party, being just immediately attracted to the magic of Harry Potter. I descended into full fan mode though when I read the first book in second grade and I still to this day remember what ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Robert – August 18, 2014

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ROBERT Age 14 – New Brunswick, Canada Ravenclaw How did you become a Harry Potter fan? My family of six has always been heavily involved with the books and movies since I was 3 or so, but I never read the books or watched the movies until the age of seven, when I watched the first movie and tried to read the first book. I found I had a lot of trouble reading it, because ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Sienna – August 10, 2014

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SIENNA Age 12 – Missouri, USA HUFFLEPUFF How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I remember when I was younger seeing bits of the movies on TV, and in 1st grade I tried to check out the audio books at my school library, only to discover that you had to be in 3rd grade to check anything Harry Potter related out. Sadly, by the time I reached 3rd grade, I had pretty much forgotten ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Laura – August 4, 2014

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LAURA Age 27 –  Pampalona, Spain GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? n December, 1999, when the first book had just been translated to Spanish, my best friend told me she had read the first part of what was supposed to be a series of seven books. She told me that magic, wizards, witches and fantasy at its best made their performance into it. She even spoiled me the end, but I ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Johanna – July 27, 2014

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JOHANNA Age 16 –  United States GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan through my sister. When I was in kindergarten she started to read the books and we would act out the scenes together, even though I had never read the books or even knew what I was doing. I don’t remember the first time I read a Harry Potter book, I just know they have ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Maddy – July 20, 2014

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MADDY Age 14 – CT, United States RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter fan? When I was in 4th grade (age 9) I had a huge writing assessment coming up the next day. I asked my dad to read me a bit of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone for some writing inspiration, but I was scared to actually start reading the books myself. After my dad read me a random couple of ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Madeline – July 13, 2014

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MADELINE Age 27 – Netherlands HUFFLEPUFF How did you become a Harry Potter fan? Harry Potter 1 came to me on my 14th birthday in 2001, I loved it, borrowed books 2 en 3 after a sleepover and soon owned them plus book 4 myself, in Dutch. It became a happy escapism for teenager me. An obsession that sometimes slept but always ignited again. Then 3 book releases (6 if you count the Dutch ones) 8 ... Read More »