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Harry Potter

Harry is the main character and hero in the novel. He is an orphan. His parents were killed when Harry was only a baby while they were trying to save him from the evil Voldemort. Some of Voldemort's magical powers transferred to Harry when Voldemort was killed, leaving a lightning-shaped scar on Harry's forehead. He lives with the Dursleys during the school holidays. They are related to him through his mother's side of the family but don't treat Harry as family. He is blamed for everything that goes wrong in the house and treated as an inferior. Harry is happiest at Hogwarts, where he can practice magic and be with his friends.

Harry's magical power is renowned after he defeats Voldemort for a second time in his first year at Hogwarts. Harry has concerns about his powers, and fears that he may have been influenced by the...

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