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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 07/15/2011

The Harry Potter generation’s years of waiting are over

From elsewhere in The Post: For some kids, their childhood is defined by the Harry Potter books and movies. They were in elementary school when the first book “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” was released and are on the cusp of adulthood with this week’s opening of the last movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2.”

Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in “Deathly Hallows — Part 1.” (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)
“As surely as there is a Generation X or a Generation Y, there is a Harry Potter generation,” says Momspeak columnist Tracy Grant.

Grant describes how “the boy who lived”sparked a family tradition in her household and hopefully empowered her sons to find strength after experiencing loss.

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