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All aboard the Hogwarts Express

The magic still lives on in the twitter-verse. 

Photo courtesy of Play Pennies

"If you didn't board the #HogwartsExpress this morning, then your life is sad."

@Lord_Voldemort7

Harry Potter may have ended, but the magic still lives on today.

20 years ago on this day, Harry, Ron, and Hermione set off on the Hogwarts express to begin a journey of a lifetime.

Currently #HogwartsExpress is a worldwide trending topic.

Twitter is being flooded with endless updates of people "boarding" the Hogwarts express:

: "Checklist: ✔  Ticket ✔ Robes, Cloak, Gloves, Hat ✔ Wand ✔ Owl ✔ Books, Quills, Parchement ✔ Cauldron ✔ Telescope ✔ Glasses"

: "Missed the . Now on my way to Hogwarts with my dad's flying car." 

and/or currently arriving at Hogwarts:

: "Goodbye Kings Cross, hello Hogwarts" 

: Better change into robes! We expect to be arriving at Hogsmeade Station SOON! 

Oh, the power of J.K. Rowling. 

Though many people have expressed their sadness about the end of Harry Potter (onscreen and bookwise), perhaps this photo will lift their spirits for the time being:

 

Photo courtesy of @_Snape_


Interestingly, forty years ago today, Lily, James, and Sirius first met. 

In need of a Harry Potter remedy? Check out Linda's story "The year of reading Harry Potter out loud."

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