Harry Potter Fans Are Grieving

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Registered: 01-26-2004
Harry Potter Fans Are Grieving
Fri, 07-22-2005 - 1:14am

For those who have read "The Half-Blood Prince" or have family members who are reading it, the outcome for many is intense grief.  While some might say this is "only" a character in a book, a strong bond has been formed.  This is an opportunity to deal with grief in a caring and supportive way.  It may be helpful for parents to be aware of the potential for this reaction for their children or others.


This Boston Globe article helps to put this into perspective: http://www.boston.com/yourlife/home/articles/2005/07/21/
young_potter_readers_need_to_talk_grieve/


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