Fan of the Week: Gregory – July 10, 2011

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GREGORY Age 17, England   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I didn’t become a Harry Potter fan when they first came out, in fact I hadn’t even heard of Harry Potter at that time, but my parents took me to see the Philosophers Stone when I was 7 years old and I fell in love with it and I wanted to see it again and again and again. My parents ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Erika – July 3, 2011

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ERIKA Age 22, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? It all started when I was in the fourth grade at 9 years old and my best friend Ashley let me borrow “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” thinking I would like it. She was right! I absolutely loved it! After that, I went to every midnight book release and finished each book within 24-48 hours after buying it. ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Mike – June 19, 2011

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MIKE Age 23, Amsterdam   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? It all started when i was 12-13 and the First movie come to the small movie theater in my hometown in north Greece (yes, it came delayed for about 2 months, the whole world exploded in Potter and i knew nothing)! I saw the movie and i was enchanted! I instantly wanted more Potter! ANY Potter! and the first book ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Luke – June 12, 2011

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LUKE Age 31, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I started late. The first movie I watched was Goblet of Fire. I was hooked the minute I left the movie cinimas. I went directly to the store and purcahsed all of the movies up to date and watched them all. Then I went and purchased all of the books. I became addicted really fast. I found that I ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Lucas – June 5, 2011

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LUCAS Age 18, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? When I was the tender age of six, my dad surprised my brother, sister, and me with two new books he found called Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. I can vividly remember clambering into the car after church and seeing the boy with the lightning bolt scar staring back at ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Clare – May 29, 2011

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CLARE Age 18, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I was only five years old when I was first introduced to Harry Potter. My family had a tradition as I was growing up of reading books aloud—before bed, on long car trips, whenever possible. When my older brother picked up Sorcerer’s Stone from the library, he loved it so much that he insisted we start reading Harry Potter ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Linda – May 22, 2011

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LINDA Age 60, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? Over the years as my students arrived at school with each and every Harry Potter book, they asked me, “Are you reading this book Mrs. S?” Embarrassingly, I had to admit to them that I was not sharing the joy they were experiencing in the novels of J. K. Rowling. Even though I encouraged them to keep reading and ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Sara – May 15, 2011

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SARA Age 23, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I first became a Harry Potter fan when I was 9 years old. It was the beginning of fourth or fifth grade and my dad had gone to Borders, only a few months after Sorcerer’s Stone had come out. He knew that I needed a new book so he bought for me. I think I finished in a day ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Amy – May 8, 2011

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AMY Age 18, Britain   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? Now that was a really long time ago. I was about eight or nine when the first film came out, I went to see it (as everybody did) and I don’t know why but it hadn’t caught me off my guard as the book soon would. A few months later my mom and I were shopping for the many books ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Mikayla – April 17, 2011

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MIKAYLA Age 17, United States   First off, how did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan because of peer pressure. Mainly, family pressure. My oldest brother first read it and inspired my parents to read it, but I was too young to want to read a 180 some odd paged book when I could watch it on a screen in front of me. It wasn’t till I saw the ... Read More »