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Emma Watson honoured by Scout Association

Emma Watson, British funnyman Stephen Fry and beloved author Sir Terry Pratchett have been honoured by the British Scout Association for their inspirational charity work.

The trio was among the group of heroes who received special Scout badges as the traditional boys' organisation celebrated its 104th birthday.

Fry, who won the IT badge for raising awareness of the internet through his Twitter.com page, says, "Scouting connects people who would otherwise have no reason to be friends. The standards of the Scouting Movement are as important today as they ever were - you have to be kind, be considerate, be thoughtful and you have to push yourself. If there's any better advice for any young person I've yet to hear it."

Special badges were also awarded to soul star Adele, Olympic gold winner James Cracknell and British TV presenter James May.