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royalcello

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Renowned journalist and writer Christopher Hitchens has lost his fight against Esophageal Cancer. The 62-year-old atheist and intellectual died Thursday at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Hitchens is survived by wife Carol Blue, who carried his daughter Antonia, and his oldest children Alexander and Sophia, by ex-wife Eleni Meleagrou. Source of article: Journalist and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens, 62, dies


Um...I think we all already knew that; that's why there's a thread with his death date in the title.  I don't understand the point of this post four days after the event.
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Um...I think we all already know that; that's why there's a thread with his death date in the title.  I don't understand the point of this post four days after the event.

Shouldn't that post and the account be deleted as spam?

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Well it's not in the strict sense "spam" but it's a rather suspiciously generic sort of post.  Let's see if "madalyn14" returns...
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Well it's not in the strict sense "spam" but it's a rather suspiciously generic sort of post.  Let's see if "madalyn14" returns...

There is a spam link in the post though. I will grant the profile has been partially filled out, and I don't believe spambots can do that.

By the way, Happy Weasel Stomping Day!

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