There have been many sacrifices, human, economic and social. But from this ordeal, Egypt was delivered, reborn and will hopefully emerge as a healthy nation with an awakened spirit.
I was in the middle of buying some mints from a street vendor on Cairo's Talat Harb Street when the rocks started flying. He gave me one pack of mints, and all hell broke loose. "Run, run," people yelled at me.
The Egyptian people have decided to communicate directly with the oppressive regime to demonstrate that they want the regime out.