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J.K. Rowling Recieves Freedom of the City

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Posted by: Catherine
May 08, 2012, 07:39 PM

UPDATE: Photos from the event are starting to come online and are now available here in our Image Galleries

J.K. Rowling received the Freedom of the City this morning at the Mansion House in the City.Rowling was recognized for her services to children's literature. The Harry Potter books have sold over 450 million copies. Jo was presented with a framed parchment certificate, and joked that she was also entitled to a free pint at the Leaky Cauldron! BBC reports:

She said: "I am prouder than I can say to be given the freedom of the City."
She joked that the honour entitled her to "a free pint in the Leaky Cauldron and a ten Galleon voucher to spend in Diagon Alley".



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Yay 4 her!

Posted by muggle..andproudofit =:) on May 08, 2012, 08:33 PM report to moderator
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Good on you J.K.!

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on May 09, 2012, 02:55 AM report to moderator
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I love you Jo!

Posted by Ravenpuffmax on May 09, 2012, 05:47 AM report to moderator
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Good on you JO!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on May 09, 2012, 12:21 PM report to moderator
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Congrats!!!!!!!!!! XD

Posted by Hedwig♪WBM♪OS on May 09, 2012, 01:23 PM report to moderator
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How very lovely!

Posted by Won_Two on May 09, 2012, 03:03 PM report to moderator
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Congrats, it’s well deserved! c:

Posted by Magic Moon on May 09, 2012, 03:06 PM report to moderator
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