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Saturday, August 13, 2005

J. K. Rowling: Pureblood, Half-Blood, or Mudblood?

From The (Glasgow, Scotland) Sunday Mail of Aug. 14, 2005:

JK'S SECRET SCOTS FAMILY

Writer in hunt for lost relatives


By Donna White

HARRY POTTER author JK Rowling has secretly traced her Scottish roots.

Adopted Scot Joanne, 40, believes she is the great-granddaughter of a pioneering doctor from Arran.

Dugald Campbell, who died aged 82 in 1940, moved from his Scots home to Hawaii, where he helped to create a national health service in the 1890s.

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