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J.K. Rowling offers kind words to 'sad' fan on Twitter

J.K. Rowling has proved once again to be all about her fans.

On Monday morning, the Harry Potter creator took a moment to comfort a young fan who appeared to be battling a bout of depression.

The fan, identified as Marina on Twitter, tweeted at Rowling asking how she might "scare away the dementors that have been living under my bed."

In the Potter series, dementors are creatures that infest the darkest places, draining happiness out of the air around them, to haunt the boy wizard and his friends.

"I'm tired of being sad all the time," Marina added.

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Just eight minutes later, Rowling responded.

"They're bothering a unique, valuable human being who deserves happiness. Ask for help. Don't fight alone. Big hug," the author tweeted back.

Marina wasn't expecting to hear back from the author and was ecstatic to get a response to her question.

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Founder and President of Lumos and Patron of Lumos USA/ Author J.K. Rowling ceremoniously lights the Empire State Building in LumosÕ colors of purple, blue and white to mark the US launch of her non-profit organization at The Empire State Building on April 9, 2015 in New York City.

After Rowling's response, hundreds of fans also joined the conversation, some offering their own advice on how to kick the demons.

Later, Marina responded to all the well-wishes.

"You are all so sweet oh my god potterhead love is the best kind of love," she tweeted.

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