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Ara Pacis
2011-Dec-16, 07:44 AM
From NPR (http://www.npr.org/2011/12/16/143595854/writer-christopher-hitchens-dies)


December 16, 2011

The influential writer and cultural critic Christopher Hitchens died on Thursday at the age of 62 from complications of cancer of the esophagus. Hitchens confronted his disease in part by writing, bringing the same unsparing insight to his mortality that he had directed at so many other subjects.

slang
2011-Dec-17, 01:20 AM
Sad. The world will be more boring without him.

publiusr
2011-Dec-17, 08:24 PM
A great mind lost. We haven't had his like since Huxley