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Escritor e crítico Christopher Hitchens morre aos 62 anos: diferenças entre revisões

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{{date|December 16, 2011}}
[[File:Christopher Hitchens.jpg|thumb|left|220px|Christopher Hitchens speaking in 2007 at The Amazing Meeting 5 (TAM5) conference in Las Vegas. {{image|ensceptico}}]]
{{w|UK|British}}-born author, journalist and political commentator {{w|Christopher Hitchens}} has died yesterday aged 62 on at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in {{w|Houston}}, {{w|Texas}}, following a diagnosis of esophageal cancer in June 2010.
Hitchens was born in 1949 in {{w|Portsmouth}}. After graduating from Oxford with a third-class degree in politics, philosophy and economics in 1970, Hitchens wrote for the {{w|Times Higher Educational Supplement}} briefly, before moving on to the {{w|New Statesman}} where he met the novelist {{w|Martin Amis}}. After moving to the United States in 1981, he started writing for U.S.-based publications like {{w|Vanity Fair}}, {{w|The Atlantic}} and {{w|Slate}}.