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Charity Auction Followup: JK Rowling Handprint a Big Seller at Event

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Posted by: sue
September 07, 2009, 07:27 PM

Previously we told you of a special hand print drawing J.K. Rowling donated for a charity auction being held in order to help a young girl who had lost her hands and toes to Menigitus. The auction for two year old Tilly Lockey has now taken place, with this marvelous handprint from the Harry Potter author (complete with a Dragon, snake, Hedwig, the Golden Snitch and Harry) selling for £6,000. The mother of the young girl tells Chroniclelive.co.uk that "So many celebrities donated hand prints to be auctioned and the bidding went through the roof. The top seller was J K Rowling’s for £6,000 which was amazing because we only expected it to make about £2,000."  All the money raised goes to help provide Tilly new prosthetic hands which must be replaced each year until she reaches 18 years old. You can learn more about the efforts of the Give Tilly a Hand campaign here at this link.

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This just proves Jo’s ‘awesomeness’ and generaucity even better!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on September 10, 2009, 04:22 PM report to moderator
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hahahahahahaha

Posted by wing on September 11, 2009, 08:43 AM report to moderator
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hahahahahahaha

Posted by wing on September 11, 2009, 08:43 AM report to moderator
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hahahahahahaha

Posted by wing on September 11, 2009, 08:43 AM report to moderator
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hahahahahahaha

Posted by wing on September 11, 2009, 08:46 AM report to moderator
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hahahahahahaha

Posted by wing on September 11, 2009, 08:46 AM report to moderator
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yayyy!! i luv hp and charity things!!!

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on September 11, 2009, 05:29 PM report to moderator
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That’s so brilliant!! For such a worthy cause,, sooooo awesome!!

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awh, so sweet

Posted by TaylerWeasley on September 15, 2009, 06:50 PM report to moderator
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RTT JKR donated a one of a kind set of US Edition HP books to LeakyCon 2009? Yeah, that was awesome.

Posted by MJLeakyCon on September 17, 2009, 01:38 PM report to moderator
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Jo is awesome. That’s all there is to it.
And that drawing is adorable.

Posted by Scribbled [WBM] on October 09, 2009, 07:47 PM report to moderator
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