Fan of the Week: Aimee – January 2, 2011

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AIMEE Age 13, New Zealand   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I actually wasn’t a fan until relatively recently. I don’t have one of those stories about how my parents or perhaps some other relative read the books to me before bed and I grew to love them. My Harry Potter fan story begins when I was five. My parents had rented the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone DVD. ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Hailey – January 9, 2011

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HAILEY Age 16, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? When Sorcerers Stone came out in theatres in 2001 (I was seven or eight) I went to the theatre with my cousins and aunt to watch the movie. I was convinced that Hogwarts and magic were real after seeing it. Later that night, my cousin and I made “potions”-we basically mixed a bunch of perfumes and stuff together in ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Faith – December 26, 2010

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FAITH Age 15, United States First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Potter fan in fourth grade, so six years ago (Holy cow, it’s been a long time!). I wasn’t a huge reader, but I didn’t necessarily hate reading either. I was in an accelerated Language Arts class, and every month we had to do a Book It! project. You would read a book of a certain genre and ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Madison – December 19, 2010

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MADISON Age 12, United States First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? Actually, I was not a Harry Potter fan at first. When the fifth movie came out, I remember telling my mom that Harry Potter was stupid and unrealistic. But in September of 2009, I was watching SS with my mom, and she got upset and told me off for distracting her. For my “punishment” I was told to read the ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Brad – December 12, 2010

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BRAD Age 16, United States First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? My grandmother bought my brother the first four books when i was about 7 years old. He didn’t seem too interested, so I picked them up and even ten years later I have been a Harry Potter nerd ever since. I can still remember being really excited for the Sorcerer’s Stone movie and going to see it with my family. ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Helena – December 5, 2010

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HELENA Age 18. United Kingdom First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? My Granny gave me Philosopher’s Stone when I was six and I wouldn’t read it for a while because it had a boy as the main character… I know, I was strange! Anyway, she kept asking me about it and I started reading. I got to the bit with Fluffy and got so scared I had to stop, but finally ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Layla – November 28, 2010

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LAYLA Age 17, Australia First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? Well, my dad used to read the books to my sister and I when I was only six or seven years old, and when the first movie came out, I started reading them for myself, and was immediately hooked! Each time, before a book or movie would come out, I would constantly be quivering with excitement and anticipation, so it’s been ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Duncan – November 21, 2010

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DUNCAN Age 18, United States First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? It wasn’t something that I discovered for myself. As a matter of fact, I kind of stole it from my brother. He was reading the books from the beginning, and when the films began coming out, I decided to “borrow” his copies in order to catch up in time to watch them. They hooked me quick and hard, and I’ve ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Caitlin – November 14, 2010

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CAITLIN Age 19, Canada First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? This is kind of a funny story, because my first experience with Harry Potter was not a wonderful one… I was first introduced to Harry Potter by Brad. Brad, name changed to protect his identity, had a crush on me in fourth grade (1999). I was eight years old, had never heard of Harry Potter, and all I knew was that ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Morgan – November 7, 2010

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MORGAN Age 21 – United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan in 2000. I was in the fifth grade and my teacher would read to us every day. The day she started reading Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone, I enjoyed it so much that I went ahead and ordered the book and had finished it before the rest of the class. When ... Read More »