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JK Rowling is Up to No Good... for a Good Reason

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Posted by: sue
February 21, 2009, 07:43 AM

Today, we are happy to report that J.K. Rowling has been up to no good....for a good reason. The Harry Potter author paid a visit to a hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she brought cheer in the form of unique graffiti on the walls of the unit. The Scotsman writes: "Ms Rowling, 43, daubed graffiti on the walls of the Young People's Unit at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Morningside, which cares for teenagers with complex psychiatric conditions.

Consultant psychologist Dr Jane Morris said: "She really does spread magic. She's a natural and knows how to talk to young people. And she's extremely cool. She does graffiti on the walls which is probably worth a fortune.

"She's drawn all of us and wrote 'JK Rowling was here'.
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And her way with the capital's troubled teens impressed staff.

Dr Morris said: "I'd offer her a job any time as she's already a great therapist."

We at TLC think that Peeves certainly would approve!

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123 Comments

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608 Points

Jo never ceases to blow my mind. She is made of pure awesome :)

Posted by SnapeShapedHole on February 21, 2009, 03:36 PM report to moderator
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508 Points

Cool, I wish I could see that graffiti. Jo is just an amazing person, and I am still looking for a wizard rock band who could dedicate a “Thank You” song to JK Rowling.

Posted by half-blood queen~ROAR~ on February 21, 2009, 03:38 PM report to moderator
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376 Points

WOW I LOVE HOW MUCH SHE’S GIVES BACK

Posted by skittles on February 21, 2009, 03:40 PM report to moderator
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Yeah I read this in the paper this morning!! I was sitting their laughing so hard!! GO JO GO!!

Posted by R-for-H {ROAR} :D on February 21, 2009, 04:06 PM report to moderator
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2799 Points

Jo is absolutly amazing! She is so cool. Not every author would take the time to do something like that. You rock, Jo!

Posted by 3 Weasley Twin (ROAR!) ~{WWW Employee}~ on February 21, 2009, 04:33 PM report to moderator
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4366 Points

Aww, she is such a great person. I wish we could see a picture of that graffiti, though. I hope they post one soon. :)

Posted by Sophie on February 21, 2009, 04:36 PM report to moderator
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857 Points

That’s so cool, Jo is so awesome. That would totally make me happy if i was in the hospital and i got to walk by and see Jo’s name every day. Squee! Go Jo!

Posted by kayzz on February 21, 2009, 05:42 PM report to moderator
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2799 Points

awesome job Jo ;)

Posted by Sarabi on February 21, 2009, 06:24 PM report to moderator
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awesome job Jo ;)

Posted by Sarabi on February 21, 2009, 06:25 PM report to moderator
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oh man! i would love for Jo to graffiti my wall :D Jo like always, is amazing.

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on February 21, 2009, 06:38 PM report to moderator
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245 Points

That is so cool. I love Jo.

Posted by GinnyClone30250 on February 21, 2009, 06:54 PM report to moderator
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3371 Points

My job requires me to interact with a mental health facility, and it is rather dreary there. I am glad to hear that she did her part to make that one fun :) You go, girl!

Posted by Lady of the Lake on February 21, 2009, 07:09 PM report to moderator
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1822 Points

She is way cool and she can graffiti my walls any day!

Posted by ChrissyPuff on February 21, 2009, 07:21 PM report to moderator
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436 Points

That is so cool!! More people need to be like that. Amazing job Jo!!

Posted by Alisha {DFTBA} on February 21, 2009, 07:27 PM report to moderator
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I think she is amazing! I would love to see the picture!

Posted by pottercullen17 ~ROAR~ on February 21, 2009, 07:34 PM report to moderator
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