A fan reached out to the "Harry Potter" author on Twitter, not expecting to hear back. But he did!


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Thank you, J. K. Rowling, for not only giving me hours of entertainment with your books, but also for talking openly about your own struggle with depression. There is such a stigma around mental health issues, and being depressed is a deeply isolating feeling. It's great that Twitter user Brocaesar reached out to someone like Rowling when he was feeling lost. On the list of celebrities to look to for a kind word, she's the tops.

Her response is beautiful:

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Because:

Just a few tweets can really turn things around:

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Yes! A story where human beings are truly amazing to one another with only the magic of the Internet. Would anyone be interested in developing a 7 book series and a movie franchise on this theme?

Sources: J. K. Rowling | h/t Hello Giggles