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School in Kashmir 'thrilled' after J.K. Rowling sends them gifts
By: Barfi Culture Team
Published: 26th June 2018

In April this year, the Haji School had a little note for the author J.K Rowling. One of its students was a huge Harry Potter fan.

Its director Sabbah tweeted that 12 year old Kulsum was a huge fan.




In the letter, Kulsum wrote that she was inspired by Rowling because she never gave up through difficulties, and said she would like to meet her one day.

The Haji public school started with 28 children from the village; now, it is educates around 400 students from 15 villages. Some of them walk for hours across the mountains every day just to attend school.

Luckily, J.K. Rowling saw the tweet and got the address of the school.

And she sent them a little gift that finally arrived yesterday.



Another teacher wrote: "Gifts from JKR with personalized notes for Kulsum. All of class 7 (along with their director) lost their minds."

The magical box sent by the author included:
- a book set of Harry Potter series
- goodies from all the seven parts of the novel and movie
- stationary such as pens and pencils of Harry Potter series
- the iconic magic wands




The author said she was just happy the gifts eventually got there.


Article published on 26th June 2018 in the World section




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