Syrian girl thanks J.K. Rowling for her ‘Harry Potter’ books

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It’s been a series of magical moments for Bana Alabed. 

The 7-year-old girl who has been tweeting from a war zone in Aleppo, Syria is now able to escape into the magical world of Harry Potter, thanks to a gift from the author herself.

On Thursday, Bana’s account, which is run by her mother Fatemah, shared a video of her thanking the author for sending copies of the books. 

“My friend, Joanne, how are you? I started reading the books. Thank you very much. I love you,” Alabed said in a video, showing the cover of the Philosopher’s Stone on a phone.   Read more…

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