Dylynn Layman, 10, (center) chooses her wand during Hogwarts Summer School at the Granite Falls Sno-Isle Library, July 28. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Dylynn Layman, 10, (center) chooses her wand during Hogwarts Summer School at the Granite Falls Sno-Isle Library, July 28. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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