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1 September 2016, 16:15
All those wizards and witches are ready to board the train at Platform 9 3/4 and it is all getting a little overwhelming.
If you've been on Twitter today, you may have seen #BackToHogwarts as the No.1 trending subject for pretty much every minute of September 1st. The reason behind this you ask...well this is THE day Harry Potter first boarded the Hogwarts Express and embarked on a story that'd become an entire generation's favourite ever novel.
Author J.K Rowling tweeted about the anniversary at 10.27 this morning (after she got the date wrong the first time around):
And then came the replies....
We'd love to think that there are actually people diving headfirst into a brick wall between platforms 9 and 10 right now.
Bugger, forgot my train ticket.....#BackToHogwarts— Oliver Phelps (@OliverPhelps) September 1, 2016
Another year I didn't get my Hogwarts letter. I've only got two more years left there anyway. No biggie! *quiet cries* #BackToHogwarts— Bella (@bxblxophxle) September 1, 2016
Pic: @HogwartsLogic (Twitter)
If you didn't receive your letter or aren't aboard the Hogwarts Express, don't worry just yet. In the words of Dumbledore himself, 'Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light'.