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376506 01: Warner Bros. Pictures announced August 21, 2000 that the young actor Daniel Radcliffe, center, has been named as the young actor who will play Harry Potter, in the upcoming film adaptation of the popular books by J.K. Rowling. Newcomers Rupert Grint, right, and Emma Watson will be taking on the roles of Ron and Hermione, Harry's best friends at Hogwarts. (Courtesy of Warner Bros./Newsmakers)

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” which was, of course, changed to “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in the U.S.

J.K. ROWLING tweeted:, “20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others.  It’s been wonderful.  Thank you.”

Many who read the books as kids, and into their adolescence, have now gone back to re-read them. They say that the Harry Potter series has stood the test of time, and that each book just got stronger, and stronger.

Maybe it’s time for us all to go back and re-read the series that was such a big part of our lives, and hopefully, our childrens lives as well.

In honor of the 20th anniversary, here’s a fun trailer for the “Breakfast Club” version of Harry Potter.