WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 25: (FILE PHOTO) Writer Christopher Hitchens participates in a panel discussion 'US And Iraq One Year Later: Right To Get In? Wrong To Get Out?' during the 9th Annual LA Times ... more 
WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 25: (FILE PHOTO) Writer Christopher Hitchens participates in a panel discussion 'US And Iraq One Year Later: Right To Get In? Wrong To Get Out?' during the 9th Annual LA Times Festival of Books at UCLA on April 25, 2004 in Westwood, California, United States. The author, journalist, outspoken critic and self-proclaimed atheist of dual British and US-citizenship died of pneumonia, aged 62, having been diagnosed with oesophagal cancer last year, on December 15, 2011 in Houston, Texas, United States. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) less 
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