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Quoted: Christopher Hitchens on life in the "land of the sick"


Christopher Hitchens, 2010. (Marvin Joseph/TWP)



"The humor is a touch feeble and repetitive, there seems to be almost no talk of sex, and the cuisine is the worst of any destination I have ever visited."


-- Christopher HItchens, in the new Vanity Fair, on his stay in "the land of the sick." He writes that his cancer, diagnosed in June, has spread from the esophagus to his lung and lymph node. During chemotherapy, he's lost 14 pounds and much of his hair. His father died of the same illness.


By The Reliable Source  |  August 4, 2010; 2:54 PM ET
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you forgot to add he says he has great hope and is directing all his energy in 'fighting' his cancer. For an atheist he has many groups of people praying for him and apparently he accepts their prayers.

Posted by: prisrob2003 | August 4, 2010 5:24 PM | Report abuse

Even though I disagree with Hitchens on many issues, I wish him a recovery from this horrible disease. He is a very clever man. I will also keep him in my prayers.

Posted by: somberjules | August 6, 2010 3:52 PM | Report abuse

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