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After being brought up by his horrid Aunt and Uncle Harry is surprised one day when a letter arrives for him He never gets post but for some reason his uncle doesnt want him to have it The next day more appear and then more and more until the huge Hagrid arrives He tells Harry the terrible story of his parents death and the truth about Harry He is a wizard and is invited to attend Hogwarts School for wizards When he gets to school he soon makes friends but there is something vaguely amiss at Hogwarts What is the sinister Snape doing And why arent the students allowed into a corridor on the third floor Is it connected to the missing Dark Lord Voldemort Until his 11th birthday Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary if not very lucky boy His parents were killed when he was just one year old and since then he has lived with his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon Dursley They only took him in because there were no other relatives to take care of the orphan and have never provided him with a loving home Almost worse then aunt and uncle is Harrys cousin Dudley their spoiled brat who gets everything he wants from his parents So Harry considers the cupboard under the stairs where they make him sleep his sanctuaryOn his 11th birthday however he receives - against all odds and the efforts of the Dursleys - a letter telling him he was admitted to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and has to show up on September 1st at Kings Cross station platform 9 to get on the Hogwarts train He also receives a list of things he has to bring to the school things you will certainly not find in just any store After that was taken care of Harry goes to the station on the appointed day and is faced with yet another
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