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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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'''Benjamin James Lee''' ([[1981]] - [[4 May|May 4]] [[2003]]) was an American artist.
  
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Lee suffered from [[wikipedia:Duchenne muscular dystrophy|Duchenne muscular dystrophy]] since he was 6, and died at age 22. In his short life, he was an active member of [[The Tolkien Society]], and contributed artwork and poetry to the Society's publications.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:35, 7 June 2011

Benjamin James Lee (1981 - May 4 2003) was an American artist.

Lee suffered from Duchenne muscular dystrophy since he was 6, and died at age 22. In his short life, he was an active member of The Tolkien Society, and contributed artwork and poetry to the Society's publications.