2. Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate our favorite author (and favorite fictional character)’s birthday today! We are all better people for having read the Harry Potter series.
3. Rowling herself took to Twitter to thank her fans:
4. You can explore our heaps and heaps of Harry Potter content at HarryPotterFeed.
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