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J.K. Rowling to Receive French Legion of Honor Award Tomorrow

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: sue
February 02, 2009, 02:50 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be receiving one of the highest honors from France, it was announced today. The office of Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, has announced they will be presenting JKR with "les insignes de Chevalier de l’ordre de la Légion d’honneur" (the Legion of Honor) tomorrow, February 3 at the Palace Elysee in Paris France.  Congratulations Jo!

We are working to learn more about this and will update when we can.
Thanks much Alejandro!

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Is there a list somewhere of all of the honurs and awards she has recieved?

Posted by katiee on February 02, 2009, 07:28 PM report to moderator
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whoo whooo go jo, you are the best. that woman deserves all the accolades she gets, she pretty much defines the phrase “one in a million.”

Posted by GF_of_Seamus on February 02, 2009, 07:47 PM report to moderator
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What is that the 400 award she has got

Posted by Matt [WBM] on February 02, 2009, 08:12 PM report to moderator
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Felicitations, JKR! And I know for a fact that you definitely don’t have to be French – or even speak it, for that matter – to receive the Legion of Honor. My Boss has one! LOL

Posted by gaminette [GTFO!] on February 02, 2009, 09:01 PM report to moderator
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go jo go

Posted by Lizlupin [roar] on February 02, 2009, 09:09 PM report to moderator
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go jo go

Posted by Lizlupin [roar] on February 02, 2009, 09:09 PM report to moderator
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go jo go

Posted by Lizlupin [roar] on February 02, 2009, 09:09 PM report to moderator
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Yeah! That’s so cool! Congratulations to Jo! =]

Posted by netsrikb on February 02, 2009, 09:10 PM report to moderator
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sorry for spaming:(

Posted by Lizlupin [roar] on February 02, 2009, 09:10 PM report to moderator
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Wow, I had no idea what the award was for so i googled it and I am impressed.

Posted by aryell on February 02, 2009, 09:18 PM report to moderator
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WOW! You go Jo! I hope they provide a carriage with winged horses for your entrance and exit ;-)

Posted by Mom Weasley on February 02, 2009, 10:18 PM report to moderator
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That’s so cool! Congratulations Jo!

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on February 02, 2009, 10:36 PM report to moderator
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She deserves every award and more. Go Jo!!!

Posted by michaelabraham on February 02, 2009, 10:58 PM report to moderator
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Awesome, Yay! JKR!

Posted by carebie on February 02, 2009, 11:31 PM report to moderator
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That’s great! Congratulations, Jo!

Posted by starkitty313 on February 03, 2009, 12:08 AM report to moderator
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