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Christopher Hitchens to Charlie Rose: I’d do it again

Pat McMahon Contributor

Christopher Hitchens has discussed his cancer diagnosis across several platforms at this point, but Charlie Rose was the first to ask whether the writer had regrets about the less than healthy lifestyle he’s sustained over the past several decades.

Appearing on Rose’s show Friday night, Hitchens applied the famous quote — “If I had known I would have lived this long, I’d have taken much better care of myself” — to himself. But when Rose asked Hitchens if he would have continued smoking and drinking with the knowledge that he’d eventually be diagnosed with cancer, Hitchens wasn’t full of remorse.

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