Maya Chinthakunta

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Whisper19 in addition to the already offered answers, both of which are dead on (pardon the pun), Dumbledore needed to be seen as more than "the only one Voldemort ever feared". Harry needed to see the faults in the man he perceived as perfect. Imagine the thoughts running through Harry's head when Dumbledore died - if Dumbledore, who was the greatest wizard of all times could not defeat Voldemort, how could he! But by seeing the mistakes Dumbledore had made throughout his entire life (and there were a couple) and by having Dumbledore admit to those to Harry at "King's Cross", Harry can see that Dumbledore was just a man. He can also be told by Dumbledore that he (Harry) is a "better" man than him (Dumbledore), a self-sacrificing pure soul, the only kind that stands any chance against Voldemort.
Martijn Coppoolse
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Varsha Suman Harry always had Dumbledore to save him when he got into trouble throughout the series -
in the end, it needed to be only Harry against Voldemort.
Christine
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Jenny
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Jasmine Cook Because that's what Voldemort wanted to happen and I know that is not a good answer why but that is my answer...
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