'It's a Moment of Pure Ecstasy'

After the announcement came from Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman that President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down, the news hit the enormous mobs of people in and around Tahrir Square like a rippling wave, crested at the presidential palace, where I was standing. Right now it's a moment of pure ecstasy. Downtown Cairo has turned into a giant parade. Horns honking, flags waving, motorcyles popping off backfires, families pouring onto the street, people offering us food, every face was lit...Full Story
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