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Harry Potter group turns fans into activists

Esther Earl, 15, of Quincy got involved with the Harry Potter world when she was diagnosed with cancer. Esther Earl, 15, of Quincy got involved with the Harry Potter world when she was diagnosed with cancer. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff)
By Sydney Lupkin
Globe Correspondent / July 19, 2010

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J.K. Rowling famously wrote much of her Harry Potter series in a cafe in Edinburgh, dreaming up a world of wizards and magic, with its Hogwarts School, quidditch games, and, of course, headmaster Dumbledore’s Army , the student group that battles the dark side. (Full article: 697 words)

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