All posts tagged: esophageal cancer

More days away from death. Further thoughts on Christopher #Hitchens and others.


Yes, still somber in the wake of the death of Christopher Hitchens this past Thursday. Since I’ve had cancer, I inevitably focus upon any other person diagnosed with the same type of cancer that I had, esophageal cancer. Now in this past week the two people that I knew of who were currently dealing with that particular type of cancer have died, one on Wednesday and Christopher Hitchens on Thursday. [I might add in here […]

Christopher Hitchens: a tiny obituary for a great writer


7:45 I woke early today for no known reason, tossed rather contentedly from my cocoon of bed clothes and eventually dragged the laptop over to begin some writing. Suddenly, Iā€™m met with numbers of articles that mention the death of Christopher Hitchens yesterday. I am sad at more than a loss of a good writer ā€” he and I have/had the same kind of cancer, esophageal cancer. Mine was discovered far earlier in its development […]

Christopher #Hitchens Dies

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Ron Silver, RIP


Actor, activist Ron Silver dies at 62 – NEW YORK (CNN) — Actor and political activist Ron Silver, who played a recurring role in TV’s presidential drama “The West Wing,” and who also let his political views play out in real life, died Sunday after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer, according to a colleague.