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Vietnamese Dissident Poet Nguyen Chi Thien Dies October 4, 2012: From the LA Times blog: Nguyen Chi Thien, 73, the acclaimed author of "Flowers from Hell," was revered for his modesty and remarkable creativity, thriving through 27 years of imprisonment, much of it in isolation. "For him to live that long, in an existence that dramatic, is precious," said friend and fellow democracy activist Doan Viet [...] by