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Burning Day

There is a scene in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets where Harry goes up to the office of Albus Dumbledore. While Harry waits in the office Dumbledore's pet phoenix, Fawkes, becomes engulfed in flames and dissolves into a pile of ash while a terrified Harry looks on. Dumbledore comes in to explain that it was Fawkes' "Burning Day", the day on which a phoenix bursts into flame and is reborn from the ashes. As Dumbledore explains this, a tiny bird pops up from the ash, and a new life begins for Fawkes.

    Getting divorced at 25 years old felt a lot like a burning day. One moment I was trotting along towards the future I had planned, and with the stroke of a pen the life we had built and the future we had planned disintegrated. The guilt, the shame, the sadness, the anger, the disappointment, and the sheer shock of it all burned inside of me like a wildfire, and when the papers were signed the house we bought, the memories we made, and the years we had give…
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