JK Rowling Buries Time Capsule in Edinburgh to Mark Building Work of MS Clinic


Nov 07, 2011

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Author JK Rowling has buried a time capsule to commemorate the start of construction on the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh.

The clinic will be named after Ms. Rowling’s mother following a £10 million donation the author made.

The Press Association reports that the time capsule consists of written accounts by patients living with multiple sclerosis and clinicians commenting on their hopes for treatments in the future.

At the ceremony, Ms. Rowling said:

“I am both delighted and moved to be marking the start of the
official building work for the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology
Clinic. This time capsule captures how it is for people living with MS
and other neurodegenerative diseases right now, and the current state of

“I believe that this clinic will have a huge positive
effect on both of those areas in the future. I am enormously impressed
in what has gone into setting up the clinic so far, and I look forward
to seeing it completed and making further great strides in research and

26 Responses to JK Rowling Buries Time Capsule in Edinburgh to Mark Building Work of MS Clinic

Avatar ImageLivi22 says: She's not only a wonderful author, but a wonderful woman as well!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Very nice Jo...Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: Such a wonderful thing for her to do!Avatar ImageLuna-Rose says: Wow! Thats amazing! Shes even more of a role model to everyone now :') Avatar Imagemad_maggie01 says: Way to go, Ms. Rowling!Avatar Imagerettophantom says: Love this woman. Avatar Imagereadhp1008 says: That's absolutely beautiful.Avatar Imagehermioneginnyluna says: That's really neat.Avatar ImageG.Weasley says: I love her, she has all this money yet she doesn't spend all of it for herself, she gives a lot of it away to charity, i bet you she gave a large amount of cash of Haidi and now she's opened up her own clinic. She is absolutely amazing, she's a romodel for everyone everywhere.Avatar Imagetaddydavens says: Jo you are a spectacular woman and I hope one day to be as kind and generous as you.Avatar Imagelovelle says: so nice! I mean, it's so cool that she thought of doing something for it! that's really amazing of her!Avatar Image1HarryPotterFan123 says: We LOVE you Jo! This is such an amazing thing to do. My grandfather actually suffers with MS just like Jo's mom, so to me this is really special... it gives me hope. I honestly love this woman!Avatar ImageMoonlitFox says: How wonderful! She such an amazing woman! :)Avatar ImageBless_the_children says: RIP Anne Rowling; your daughter is making you proud.Avatar Imagekyrstalkris says: What a wonderful way to honor your mother! :)Avatar Imagepurplehogwarts says: What an awesome woman!Avatar ImageChaserHolly108 says: I love how generous she is. :D She always gives a lot of money to charity and that's such an amazing thing of her to do. :) I bet her mum is so proud of her.Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: She’s not only a wonderful author, but a wonderful woman as well!Avatar ImageMad But Happy says: I feel so awful for her, losing her mother before she could see her daughter become famous... but she's looking down and smiling on her now. :)Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Aww thats really nice of her to give that much money and its really grateful to name the clinic after her mum :)Avatar Imagemencia says: Jo is amazing period, now people living with MS have refreshed hope to keep on fighting plus she is so great for naming it for her mother who must be smiling down on her becuase although it couldn't be different for her, it can be for many others :)Avatar ImageHarryPotterGirl (Hermione) says: That is very nice of her and I bet her mother will be so proud of her.Avatar ImageJoannedern says: yeah that's it ! Jo is the best always ! I love her ! God bless you Jo you are amazing !Avatar Imagejhangelgurl says: What she is doing now can make such a difference in the future. Thank you for being you. Avatar Imageazaadpotter says: Way to go JO!!!!!

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