JK Rowling has always had a soft spot for her fans. A hopeful 11-year-old waiting for her letter to Hogwarts wrote a letter to Ms. Rowling years ago--and came across it again in adulthood. The response she got was touching.
Better late than never, right? That's what a fan from Sri Lanka thought upon coming across her 11-year-old-self's letter.
@jk_rowling Today l was reading my half blood prince book for a while and when l turned to the last page l found a… https://t.co/A2YaJ7mKbO— JIMIN-SSI!!!!!!! (@JIMIN-SSI!!!!!!!) 1541357462.0
"I think this book is awesome," wrote the fan.
And less then a half hour later, Ms. Rowling responded.
.@SYatigammana Dear Past You, Thank you so much for your letter, which I loved! Now You has sent it to me on a weir… https://t.co/RqBG3itt3f— J.K. Rowling (@J.K. Rowling) 1541358952.0
And the reply totally made this girl's day.
@jk_rowling ☺☺you just absoluetely made my day , thank you so much❤. I love you , harry and everything about harry… https://t.co/fTtnEX9Vkm— JIMIN-SSI!!!!!!! (@JIMIN-SSI!!!!!!!) 1541359140.0
The Harry Potter fandom is in love with this response.
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana Why did this get me so emotional! I feel like that letter is all of us and she responded to us all 😭— Rurouni Aly (@Rurouni Aly) 1541359164.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana This is true magic ✨✨✨— HogwartsLA (@HogwartsLA) 1541359478.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana This is beautiful. What a nice letter to write. If only the internet was filled with sent… https://t.co/wo9eMxzYZA— Julie McHugh (@Julie McHugh) 1541361375.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana What a sweet letter aaaaaa And Jo answered you AAAAAAAAA— Annie; is a MOONCHILD 🌒🌕🌘 (@Annie; is a MOONCHILD 🌒🌕🌘) 1541361941.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana Oh my this just brought a lump to my throat it was so sweet. I have read Harry Potter boo… https://t.co/WEws0yo3jX— YVONNE SMITH (@YVONNE SMITH) 1541410662.0
Harry Potter defined a generation, and that generation will never forget it.
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana As heartbreaking as it was I thk u gave #Dumbledore an honorable death,worthy of hisnoble… https://t.co/i4MK1JEYWq— Petite Fille (@Petite Fille) 1541362000.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana Dumbledore will forever be the greatest fictional character ever! I say fictional, but he… https://t.co/Le8Qfa3YHO— Dino Paulo (@Dino Paulo) 1541362207.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana @jk_rowling you are such a wonderful person, thank you for not only making Twitter but th… https://t.co/FsaEOhzmzZ— Martina (@Martina) 1541360648.0
More things like this on Twitter please!
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana this is cute— Kya Bon (@Kya Bon) 1541384720.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana This is really nice !!! 😍😍— Sarita Riveros (@Sarita Riveros) 1541364966.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana So awesome! And Now You knows which house A.S. Potter is in too!— 🍂🍁 cally 🍁🍂 (@🍂🍁 cally 🍁🍂) 1541360087.0
@jk_rowling @SYatigammana Magic is real ♥️— AllegedTweets (@AllegedTweets) 1541359236.0
Magic really is real!