Fan of the Week

Fan of the Week: Daniella – January 26, 2014

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DANIELLA Age 20 – Ontario, Canada SLYTHERIN How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan in elementary school, where I read the first three books first in English, and then in French. I remember eagerly awaiting the translations to see if there was anything significantly different in the dialogue. I bought used copies of the books from my classmates to begin my own collection. I now own all of the books, ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Jayne – January 19, 2014

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JAYNE Age 19 – New Jersey, USA GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I started reading the books when I was 6 years old. My Mom even became a fan and every night she would reread the books with me at bedtime.  Soon after I finished the first book, I started my Harry Potter collection. My collection started with a golden snitch T-shirt and grew from there.  Every Christmas, Easter and even birthdays, my ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Adam – January 12, 2014

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ADAM Age 18 – California, USA SLYTHERIN How did you become a Harry Potter fan? My second grade teacher introduced me to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone while I was in her class  back in 2002, and she had her classroom filled with Harry Potter collectibles, like a plush Hedwig and a mini Mirror of Erised (which she ended up giving to me when I became a devoted fan) I kept up with all the ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Chapin – January 5th, 2014

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CHAPIN Age 31 – North Carolina, USA GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? It started with the Sorcerer’s Stone. I saw the first film and was hooked! I ran out and grabbed all the books (that were available at that time) and read them over the next week. Since then, I didn’t miss a midnight film showing or book release. I continue to re-read the books and watch the films. I think I’ll be doing ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Jade – December 22, 2013

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JADE Age 18 – Melbourne, Australia GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I am an only child and was always bullied for being different. The one day my mum took me to see the first film and all of a sudden, my world changed. I finally had friends; Harry, Ron and Hermione. I was only 7 but read the books as much as I could. I would write Hogwarts letters to myself and ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Kaajal – December 15, 2013

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KAAJAL Age 22 – London, UK RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter fan? It all started in Year 4 Literacy Class when I was 8 years old. Our teacher asked us if we would like to study Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone or The Hobbit. The class ended up choosing The Hobbit but my interest was piqued. I asked a friend who was already on the Goblet of Fire, “Are these books ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Robert – December 8, 2013

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ROBERT Age 23 – Ontario, Canada RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a fan of the Harry Potter series before I hit double digits. I remember my mom bought me the second book while shopping one day and I tried reading it, but when I didn’t know what was going on in the book, I put it down with the intention of never reading it. Then for Christmas that year, ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Victoria – December 1, 2013

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VICTORIA Age 20 – West Yorkshire, England HUFFLEPUFF How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I first became a fan when I was seven and I was bough a set of the first four harry potter books for my birthday by my parents. At the time I liked reading but would only do so occasionally. That was until I got my hands upon the Harry Potter books. Ever since then I have loved Harry ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Karleena – November 24th, 2013

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KARLEENA Age 22 – Newfoundland, Canada RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter fan? Originally, I was not a Harry Potter fan. I was a stubborn nine-year-old, and while all my friends read Harry Potter, I chose not too. My love for Harry Potter began with the first film. For my friend’s birthday, they chose to see the first movie in theatres. I went, albeit reluctantly. Needless to say that as the movie progressed ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Angie – June 10, 2012

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ANGIE Age 33 – Australia First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I first became a fan when a dear friend lent me her copy of harry potter and the philosphers stone (as its called here in Australia) Now that all eight films are complete, how to feel about the movie series as a whole? Favorite? Least favorite? I am saddened that the movies are over but what a great ride it ... Read More »