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In this image taken from video Sept. 7, 2010, author and outspoken atheist Christopher Hitchens speaks during an appearance in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Hitchens has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy treatments, and he says his health won't be affected by people praying either for his healing or his death. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
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In this image taken from video Sept. 7, 2010, author and outspoken atheist Christopher Hitchens speaks during an appearance in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Hitchens has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy treatments, and he says his health won't be affected by people praying either for his healing or his death. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

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