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People Are Turning To Harry Potter For Comfort After The Election

"Dumbledore's Army: now recruiting."

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Following Donald Trump's stunning election upset, Harry Potter fans are turning to their favorite books for comfort.

Taking solace in revisiting stories. Thank you world for @jk_rowling.

"Even Hogwarts fell to Voldemort," one fan said.

Even Hogwarts fell to Voldemort. Even Hogwarts fell to Voldemort. Even Hogwarts fell to Voldemort.

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"I'm not going to let Death Eaters destroy our home," remarked another.

Even Dumbledore wasn't enough to stop Voldemort, but I'm not going to let Death Eaters destroy our home. We need Ha… https://t.co/ZF9oLqFM5m

In spite of everything, people are doing their best to remain hopeful.

Remember in Harry Potter when Umbridge and Voldemort were in charge? Light and love still won in the end. #wearebetterthanthis

"We still have another book left," one person said.

This is like Half-Blood Prince when Dumbledore dies & Voldemort rises. Don't worry America, we still have another book left.

Many fans are calling for Dumbledore's Army to assemble.

We are all now basically Dumbledore's Army within an Umbridge reign

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As well as the Order of the Phoenix.

Harry Potter is with me more than ever today. Today and forever more, we must be the Order of the Phoenix and Dumbl… https://t.co/FIWatKdJzr

Many are taking solace in their favorite quotes from the headmaster himself.

Waking up this morning feeling very somber. Just be kind to one another. @jk_rowling wrote it best....

To quote @jk_rowling , "Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open" #staystrong

@hpsacredtext "We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, Harry, but battle on.” -Dumbledore

J.K. Rowling even shared some thoughts.

The easy thing is to keep your head down & let the bullies run amok. The right thing to do is to challenge racism,… https://t.co/at9IqBxVmM

More than anything, fans are taking inspiration from the books' message of resilience and standing up for what's right.

Guys it took Harry 7 years to defeat Voldemort. We can make it through these four.

"It happened," one fan said. "Now we gotta be Neville Longbottom and fuck shit up."

Ok guys. It happened. Death Eaters run the ministry. Snape is headmaster of Hogwarts. Now we gotta be Neville Longbottom and fuck shit up.

Julia Reinstein is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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