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Harry Potter and Me: A Life Liberated

Essays - Issue 28
Posted by: Doris
September 15, 2011, 03:53 AM

Harry Potter and Me:  A Life Liberated

By Mouad Rais

The Before Story

Before I delve into the immense impact that Harry Potter has had on my life, I must explain my background. I come from a country where things like food are scarce; where life does not include the luxury AmericaContinued...

A Muggle's Journey from Platform 9 3/4

Essays - Issue 28
Posted by: Doris
September 15, 2011, 02:59 AM

A Muggle's Journey from Platform 9 3/4

By Sheri/SoonerGryffindor


I can clearly remember exactly where and when I was when I first discovered Harry. What’s harder to remember is exactly who I was. In the decade plus since I began this journey, I’ve gotten divorced, married again,Continued...

My Friend Harry

Essays - Issue 28
Posted by: Doris
September 15, 2011, 02:56 AM

My Friend Harry

How Harry Potter Helped Me Overcome My Own Lord Voldemort

By Sammi Robertson

 

Harry and I were about the same age when we got news that would drastically change both our lives forever. Harry had just turned eleven when Rubeus Hagrid quite literally burst onto the scene and informedContinued...

Reading Became Our Magic

Essays - Issue 28
Posted by: Doris
September 15, 2011, 02:56 AM

Reading Became Our Magic

By Destyne

 

I was never a big reader as a child. My entire family loved to read and would spend any free time they had with a book. I never saw the appeal. I tried to read, and occasionally a book would come along that would catch my interest, but I would not claimContinued...

How a Born-Again Christian Became a Harry Potter Fanatic

Essays - Issue 28
Posted by: Doris
September 14, 2011, 10:03 PM

How a Born-Again Christian Became a Harry Potter Fanatic

By Stephanie Cobb

 

I am a born-again Christian, and I love Harry Potter.

 

In case the title still left you wondering if this is a Harry-bashing exercise, I assure you it is not. This essay exploresContinued...

End of an Era

Essays - Issue 28
Posted by: Doris
September 14, 2011, 10:02 PM

End of an Era

By Kelsey Purcell


I found Harry Potter when I was five years old, and fourteen years have passed with this core piece of fiction ingraining itself most impressively into my life. This is the story of my journey with Harry Potter.

My relationship, not only with the Harry Potter books, butContinued...