Something that has happened to me multiple times in California and never anywhere else: someone checks my ID. Looks at me, looks at the card, looks at me. Hands back the card while asking, "Oh, is your husband Mexican?"
"No, this is what a Puerto Rican looks like!"
One thing I noticed when the books were first published and became an phenom is that younger kids would go to events dressed as the character they related to. I've seen black Hermoines and Asian Harrys. (Gender was less malleable.) As the kids (and the characters) got older, there was a falling-off.
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