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Sadly '''Benjamin James Lee''' died at the age of 22 on [[May 4]] [[2003]], having led a remarkably full life considering he was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy when he was 6. Ben loved Tolkien's books and greatly enjoyed being a member of [[The Tolkien Society]]; he had a Labrador named Sam and a cairn terrier called Frodo. Among his artistic endeavours, he contributed a cover picture for the [[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen journal]]]. He also wrote poetry, some of which was published in a Quaker journal. The Port of Bridgwater's new pilot-boat has been named the ''Ben Lee'' in remembrance of him.
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Sadly '''Benjamin James Lee''' died at the age of 22 on [[May 4]] [[2003]], having led a remarkably full life considering he was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy when he was 6. Ben loved Tolkien's books and greatly enjoyed being a member of [[The Tolkien Society]]; he had a Labrador named Sam and a cairn terrier called Frodo. Among his artistic endeavours, he contributed a cover picture for the [[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen journal]]. He also wrote poetry, some of which was published in a Quaker journal. The Port of Bridgwater's new pilot-boat has been named the ''Ben Lee'' in remembrance of him.
  
  
 
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Sadly Benjamin James Lee died at the age of 22 on May 4 2003, having led a remarkably full life considering he was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy when he was 6. Ben loved Tolkien's books and greatly enjoyed being a member of The Tolkien Society; he had a Labrador named Sam and a cairn terrier called Frodo. Among his artistic endeavours, he contributed a cover picture for the Amon Hen journal. He also wrote poetry, some of which was published in a Quaker journal. The Port of Bridgwater's new pilot-boat has been named the Ben Lee in remembrance of him.