J.K. Rowling Handwrites a Fan’s Tattoo

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is one of the most active authors on Twitter. She loves interacting with fans and dropping new info about the Potter universe, perhaps even to the franchises detriment. However, this week Rowling did something undeniably sweet: she provided her handwriting for a struggling fan’s tattoo.

The fan tweeted at Rowling about her struggles with bullying and suicidal thoughts, and said she wished to get a “expecto patronum” tattoo — a magical guardian spell in the Harry Potter universe.

Rowling was happy to oblige:

As you can expect, the fan was thrilled:

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