Harry Potter and Me: A Life Liberated
By Mouad Rais
The Before Story
Before I delve into the immense impact that Harry Potter has had on my life, I must explain my background. I come from a country where things like food are scarce; where life does not include the luxury AmericaContinued...
A Muggle's Journey from Platform 9 3/4
I can clearly remember exactly where and when I was when I first discovered Harry. What’s harder to remember is exactly who I was. In the decade plus since I began this journey, I’ve gotten divorced, married again,Continued...
My Friend Harry
How Harry Potter Helped Me Overcome My Own Lord Voldemort
By Sammi Robertson
Harry and I were about the same age when we got news that would drastically change both our lives forever. Harry had just turned eleven when Rubeus Hagrid quite literally burst onto the scene and informedContinued...
Reading Became Our Magic
I was never a big reader as a child. My entire family loved to read and would spend any free time they had with a book. I never saw the appeal. I tried to read, and occasionally a book would come along that would catch my interest, but I would not claimContinued...
How a Born-Again Christian Became a Harry Potter Fanatic
By Stephanie Cobb
I am a born-again Christian, and I love Harry Potter.
In case the title still left you wondering if this is a Harry-bashing exercise, I assure you it is not. This essay exploresContinued...
End of an Era
By Kelsey Purcell
I found Harry Potter when I was five years old, and fourteen years have passed with this core piece of fiction ingraining itself most impressively into my life. This is the story of my journey with Harry Potter.
My relationship, not only with the Harry Potter books, butContinued...