Wow, time flew by like a Nimbus 2000 broomstick. Somebody give me a Time-Turner!
Before Harry Potter became a household name, there once was a broke writer who wrote bits of her story about the boy who lived (under the stairs) on pieces of tissue on a train. That was way back in the 1990’s.
Today, one of the most influential women of the 20th century century who has made a name for herself as an award-winning author, turns 47 and a couple of titles richer. That woman is none other than J.K. Rowling. By 2000, her fantasy novels swept countless readers away that Harry Potter had been adapted for the blockbuster, starring then unknown young British actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint.
Through the years, we’ve gone on numerous magical adventures with Harry, Hermione and Ron and I still have fond memories of my childhood spent getting lost in their supernatural realm. And you just can’t avada kedavra that!
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