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Living Dangerously: Egypt's Unfinished Revolution

"The revolution will begin and I know you won't want to miss it," Mohamed whispered, urging me to go to Tahrir Square. It was January 5, 2011 and Mohamed, whom I'd first met as a 12-year-old in 1993, when he'd visited me at my office in downtown Cairo to appeal to me to take him with me to Bosnia, was on the other end of the telephone line. Many years had passed since our first meeting and Mohamed was now a 29-year-old civil engineer, but he spoke with the same passion I recalled from all those years before.
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"The revolution will begin and I know you won't want to miss it," Mohamed whispered, urging me to go to Tahrir Square.

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