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Ben McBean unveils bench

The former marine, Ben McBean, who lost an arm and a leg in Afghanistan, has unveiled a portrait bench featuring him in his home city of Plymouth

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PICTURES: Ben McBean and his bench

Former marine Ben McBean poses by his figure at the bench in North Cross Credit: ITV News West Country

Former Royal Marine Ben McBean has unveiled a new bench in the North Cross area of Plymouth. It features a figure of him as well as ones representing Scott of the Antarctic and Charles Darwin.

They were the three Plymouth people voted by locals to be part of the bench celebrating the city's history.

Ben McBean was one of three Plymothians chosen by people in the city for the portrait bench Credit: ITV News West Country

Ben McBean, who's 25, lost an arm and a leg after he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan in 2007.

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