ByKarly Rayner, writer at
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Karly Rayner

Although he went on to become 'The Boy Who Lived' and father his own wonderful family, Potter's childhood was seriously traumatic and left him being viciously attacked and orphaned as an infant before being packed off to live with a family who treated him with scant regard.

Lily and James doted on Harry
Lily and James doted on Harry

These turbulent beginnings are arguably the saddest part of J.K. Rowling's masterpiece and Potterheads around the world seem hellbent on savoring the few happy days Harry had with his parents before they were cruelly snatched from him.

Below is some of the most heart-wreching fan art depicting the joyous times James, Lily and Harry spent together as a family unit, so prepare for a rush of seriously bittersweet feels.

A Precious Parcel

Harry is none the wiser about where he is about to be sent, and that's probably for the best.

A Mother's Love

Lily enjoys one of the few precious days she got to spend with her son.

Quality Time

They might be wizards, but in many ways the Potters are just like an ordinary family.

Kitchen Charm

Image by: DoodleDuo

This chopping board is a picture of domestic bliss that just couldn't last.

Precious Pumpkin

You're never too young for Halloween.

The Only Christmas

The first and final Christmas that the family got to spend together.

Candid Cutie

Image by: Alatariel-Amandil

Even the Boy Who Lived has some embarrassing baby snaps out there.

The Darkest Night

Image by: Fantaasiatoidab

"Harry, you are so loved. Mama loves you. Dada loves you. Harry, be safe. Be strong." I'm not crying...there's something in my eye.

Tears of an Innocent

This is just plain cruel.

(Source: MTV)


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