The Inspiring Way Harry Potter Fans Are Paying It Forward

Harry Potter fans have found a new way to show appreciation for the beloved series — and it's refreshingly old-fashioned. As MTV reports, OG readers have started leaving notes in books for the next generation of fans. The hand-written, personal messages detail what the iconic stories mean to them. "They were always there to remind me of something very important [...] you are never alone," one fan wrote. They also have some encouraging sentiments for young readers. "May these books fill you with the same sense of belonging that I found when I first read their pages," another note read. Fans are also using the hashtag #PotterItForward to share their comments on social media. With multi-million dollar movies, merchandise, and theme parks surrounding the series, it's a breath of fresh air to get back to the basics. At its core, Harry Potter is an amazing story that has influenced so many people with its positive messages. Scroll down to see some of our favorite inspiring notes. And do tell: What would your #PotterItForward note say?

Remember to #PotterItForward! #harrypotter #HPLove #Books

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