Fan Focus: Lizzie – July 26, 2015


Age 26 – Florida, USA

How did you become a Harry Potter fan?

I am dyslexic and ADD, so when I was young I hated reading. One day my dad bought us both the box set of Harry Potter 1-4.  We sat on the couch and read all weekend long, only stopping to eat. At first, I was miserable, thinking it was another school[-]type assignment; that didn’t take long to change. Harry Potter captivated me and was the first book I was able to focus on and really enjoy. I haven’t stopped reading since, but nothing compares to my first love.  J.K Rowling changed my life.

What would your Patronus be and why?

Some of my happiest memories come from playing Roller Derby. My teammates say I have a sneak attack like a panther, so I imagine that’s what my Patronus would be.

If you could have one prop from the set of the films, which would it be?

I am now a true book nerd, so if I could have any prop from the set, I would want the Half-Blood Prince’s [P]otions book. I think it would be great to have that in my library with the rest of my Harry Potter collection.

Describe what being part of the Harry Potter fandom has meant to you in seven words or less.

Friendship is everywhere if you seek it.