I know that they're all fictional characters, but I have to write a post on it. It does not seem to look right over today as another childish holiday.
Just imagine...thirty years ago today (October 31st, 1981), Lily and James Potter sacrificed their lives so that their son (as we all know and love), Harry Potter (The Boy Who Lived), could live. Thirty years ago, Severus Snape and Sirius Black both lost people they loved, binding them both together, giving their lives a purpose. Thirty years ago, Lily and James Potter's death gave the magical world hope. Thirty years ago... (Source: MSNBC)