“Beyond the Veil” Episode 42: “Coming Home to Hogwarts“

For those of us who grew up with Potter, Harry’s story has changed the course of our lives. In today’s episode, SpeakBeasty’s Aureo joins us to talk about the impact of growing up with Potter, the magic of the fandom, and how the Potter community can help us find self-acceptance.

Trigger Warning: Suicide discussion 17:30–21:30



On Episode 42, we discuss…

→ Growing up with Potter

→ The impacts of family conflict

→ Running away to New Zealand

→ Discovering Potter podcasts

→ Finding acceptance and support in the fandom

→ The many benefits of internet friends

If you have a Potter story you want to share, we’d love for you to join us as a guest on the podcast! Please fill out the linked form! At the end of every show, we also read anonymous submissions from anyone who doesn’t want to have their name shared with their story.

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Madison Ford

I’m a native Texan currently living in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and our feisty dog Ellie. I’m a poet, a reader, and I host and produce MuggleNet’s mental health Harry Potter podcast, Beyond the Veil. I love rock climbing, hiking, and searching for seashells on Oregon beaches.