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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 37 Days

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Posted by: Edward
October 14, 2010, 03:48 AM

There are now only 37 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. Here is today's quote!

On this spot, on the night of 31 October 1981,
Lily and James Potter lost their lives.
Their son, Harry, remains the only wizard
ever to have survived the Killing Curse.
This house, invisible to Muggles, has been left
in its ruined state as a monument to the Potters
and as a reminder of the violence
that tore apart their family.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, "Bathilda's Secret"

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52 Comments

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First! Great quote, love this chapter

Posted by Juine on October 14, 2010, 04:34 AM report to moderator
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should have been posted on halloween! but yes, great quote :)

Posted by kali on October 14, 2010, 04:42 AM report to moderator
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Really god quote.

Posted by afdh on October 14, 2010, 05:12 AM report to moderator
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149 Points

What a great quote! Really interesting and also sad. This event changed history. The saddest part is “tore apart their family” =(

Posted by Lizzydizzy on October 14, 2010, 05:31 AM report to moderator
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A reminder that we don’t always have as much control over our own fate as we’d like to think.

Posted by Silvery Doe on October 14, 2010, 06:46 AM report to moderator
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love it! i’ve been re-reading the series before part one comes out and i’m finally on DH!! i read HBP in about 2 days of my study halls at school so i could get to DH :) love the book&&love the quote!!

Posted by HalfBloodPrincesss (Jenna Evans) on October 14, 2010, 06:51 AM report to moderator
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WOW!!! an AWESOME Quote!!! I really enjoyed this Chapter in the book, I do hope they do not leave much of it out of the Movie!!!

Posted by Mistic Willow on October 14, 2010, 07:44 AM report to moderator
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I love that there is a memorial!

Posted by Sohumdore on October 14, 2010, 08:48 AM report to moderator
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Ohmygod. <3 Leaky don’t make me cry.

Posted by ctgryffindor on October 14, 2010, 09:29 AM report to moderator
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I cried buckets through this scene. How moving it must have been for Harry.

Posted by Lillylove on October 14, 2010, 09:37 AM report to moderator
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Not to be a downer, and I hope it’s not true, but I read somewhere that their not going to have the sign/memorial in the movie. That seems to be too important of a thing to leave out to me.

Posted by JoeU10 on October 14, 2010, 09:45 AM report to moderator
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I just noticed that if you didn’t know the story, from just what is written on the memorial, you would have no idea that Lord Voldemort was involved in this tragedy. Its a cool way to honor the victims without promoting the fame of the killer.

Posted by dilysroot on October 14, 2010, 10:14 AM report to moderator
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Another of my favorite moments in the book. Imagine growing up “famous” with no realization of how big it actually is to the world around you. And then finding a memorial, and seeing all the message and gifts and things from people you don’t even know. I think the weight of what was happening started sinking in for Harry in this chapter.

Posted by Storeyann (ROAR) on October 14, 2010, 10:27 AM report to moderator
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Good comment Storeyann – you summed up my feelings about that chapter exactly.

Posted by sueml on October 14, 2010, 10:44 AM report to moderator
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Love the quote … it must have been emotional for Harry :)
35 DAYS UNTIL DH1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Gryffindor_Girl_xx {ROAR!!} on October 14, 2010, 11:11 AM report to moderator
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