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Today Is The Day Of The Harry Potter Epilogue And Fans Are Seriously Emotional

How is it already 19 years later?!

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As all good Potterheads will know, today is 1 September, aka the day the young witches and wizards of Britain head from King's Cross to Hogwarts for the beginning of a new school year.

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But this year is particularly special – because it's 2017, and that means it's the exact day we saw Harry return to Platform Nine and Three Quarters for the epilogue of Deathly Hallows.

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Of course, J.K. Rowling tweeted a message to celebrate Albus Severus Potter's first day at Hogwarts.

Today's the day Albus Severus Potter boards the Hogwarts Express at King's Cross for the first time #19yearslater ⚡️

And she also told everyone to give Teddy Lupin and Victoire Weasley some space.

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Fans are getting seriously emotional about it, tweeting their messages of thanks to Jo, and sharing their fond memories of the series using the hashtag #19YearsLater.

@jk_rowling Such a special day! 😭 Thank you for creating this wonderful, magical world, it means so much to so many… https://t.co/LsSnKRwNDZ

@jk_rowling These books literally shaped my life. You made me fall in love with reading. Thanks for bringing magic… https://t.co/yCjhCZbmO4

@jk_rowling You've created something where the magic never ends but extends generations. We can't thank you enough… https://t.co/uvg7o7pzJI

One fan called it "the beginning of the end", and I really can't deal with these feelings.

Today is the 1st September 2017 #19YearsLater it is the beginning of the end for us Potterheads. Good luck Albus Se… https://t.co/yV3rFI1PJv

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And here's an early morning gut punch for you...

im crying this parallel between harry and albus,, james and lily should've been at harry's side just like harry and… https://t.co/7szS49IuKX

But at least we know one thing: All is well.

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(In the Wizarding World, anyway.)

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