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St Helens Scout Leader Wins National Film Award

Date: 14th Nov 2020 Author: Chris Valentine

A huge congratulations to Ben Hodge, following the announcement that his film “A letter to my 14 year old self” has won the Best Documentary prize at the Into Film Awards 2020.

Ben Hodge, from Rainhill who holds a role at both the 4th St Helens (St Ann’s) and within the Districts Perception Team, faced difficulty and bullying after coming out as trans.

However last year, as he started transitioning, he filmed his journey in a documentary.

The film shows the highs and lows of Ben finding himself and thoughts throughout the process.

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
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