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Egypt 2011 Protests

The Spark: Starting the Revolution

Ahmed Salah | Posted 09.28.2013 | World
Ahmed Salah

January 25, 2011 was not a normal day. Around 4 p.m. I gazed up at the iconic pink stone of the museum as I approached Tahrir -- with 6,000 other Egyptians marching all around me. When we entered the square, we realized we were entering a battlefield.