Harry Potter is The Boy Who Lived, singled out by Lord Voldemort at birth to be his greatest rival. He became a hero to other people because he lived his life always seeking to find truth.

Harry James Potter (b. July 31, 1980) is an English half-blood wizard, one of the most famous wizards of modern times. He was the only child and son of James and Lily Potter (nΓ©e Evans), members of the original Order of the Phoenix. Harry's birth was overshadowed by a prophecy, naming either himself or Neville Longbottom as the one with the power to vanquish Lord Voldemort.

Harry was chosen as Voldemort's target. The Potter family goes into hiding. Voldemort shall make attempts to circumvent the prophecy as Harry goes from being a baby to young adulthood. Harry will defeat Voldemort. The end of the 1st Wizarding War is the beginning of the end and Harry becomes known as the "Boy Who Lived". Later Harry's rare nature is noted by Headmaster Albus Dumbledore. He says:

"You are protected, in short, by your ability to love! The only protection that can possibly work against the lure of power like Voldemort's! In spite of all the temptation you have endured, all the suffering, you remain pure of heart, just as pure as you were at the age of eleven, when you stared into a mirror that reflected your heart's desire, and it showed you only the way to thwart Lord Voldemort, and not immortality or riches. Harry, have you any idea how few wizards could have seen what you saw in that mirror?"

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