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Harry Potter fans dress up for film finale (PHOTOS)

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This little Harry Potter fan eagerly awaited the start of the first Harry Potter film in 2001.

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Odd Andersen

It's not goodbye.  It's "I'll see you on my television set sometime soon."  

For Harry Potter fans this is the one last time to camp out at theaters, dress up as their favorite Hogwarts' characters and eagerly wait to see the final installment of the final Harry Potter film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- Part 2."

The movie opens in the United States on July 14 and it premiered in New York City and Melbourne, Australia earlier this week after the grand premiere at in London on July 7, which the stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson themselves attended.

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    Harry Potter fans know no age. Adults and children, young and old, all have adored the Harry Potter books and films since the first book was published in 1997.

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    Odd Andersen

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    Rain or shine, Harry Potter fans have gathered at movie premieres by the thousands.

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    Dave Hogan

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    This little Harry Potter fan eagerly awaited the start of the first Harry Potter film in 2001.

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    Odd Andersen

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    Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, signs autographs and poses for pictures with excited fans at a movie premiere in Japan.

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    Junko Kimura

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    Harry Potter author, JK Rowling, and actors Emma Watson, Jason Isaacs and Daniel Radcliffe look on as Rupert Grint speak to the fans on stage during the World Premiere of the last Harry Potter movie at Trafalgar Square in London, England July 7, 2011.

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    Ian Gavan

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    Actor Tom Felton who plays Draco Malfoy signs autographs for fans during the world premiere of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 at Trafalgar Square in London, England on July 7, 2011.

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    Ian Gavan

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    Harry Potter fans attend the New York premiere of the eighth and final Harry Potter movie at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 11, 2011 in New York City.

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    Stephen Lovekin

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    It's no broomstick, but almost as fast. This Harry Potter enthusiast, dressed as Dumbledore, arrived at a premiere via Segway.

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    Ray Abrams

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    Harry Potter fans at the New York premiere of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 11, 2011 in New York City.

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    Stephen Lovekin

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    A Harry Potter fan dressed up as Hermione Granger at the first public screening of the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 at Village Cinemas Jam Factory on July 12, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.

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    Graham Denholm

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    Another Harry Potter fan poses in costume as the character Luna Lovegood ahead of the first public screening of the final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 12, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. Fans came dressed in Hogwarts gear to watch the movie and see original film props including an actual wand featured in the film.

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    Graham Denholm