The seven books in the Harry Potter series are some of the most popular books of all time. Millions of children and adults around the world crave everything to do with Harry. From the midnight book release parties to new movie releases to the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, fans, the world over, love Harry and can't seem to get enough of him. While scores of fans immerse themselves in the fantasy world of Harry Potter, there are some people that believe that Harry Potter is the work of the devil, and the world J.K. Rowling created entices readers to abandon God and pursue the occult. However, Harry Potter does not promote evil. Harry's entire seven novel journey exists to teach people, young and old, about love, loss, relationships, good versus evil, and doing what is right versus doing what is easy. In addition to these very important lessons, Rowling has cast a spell beyond what anyone else has ever seemed to be able to accomplish: She has made millions of children excited about reading. The author is also a prime example that you can be anything and do anything, no matter your circumstances. She is proof that perseverance can yield amazing awards.
According to A&E's Biography and the author herself, while heading home one evening in 1990, 25 year old J.K. Rowling was delayed in her train journey home. During the four hour delay, an orphaned wizard boy sprung to life in her head. She had no pen or paper available, so she used the time spent during the delay to expand upon her new creation. By the time she arrived home, she had expanded Harry and his world with much detail and began writing Sorcerer's Stone that night. Through a move to Portugal, a marriage, a daughter, a divorce, and another move back home, Row...
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