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Unformatted text preview: salvaged a moment of clarity and pulled out all the cash from his wallet. Frantically waving the money in the air, he spotted a taxi. Sethi and the other students dove into the taxi one after another. They now understood why their professor had told them to stay away from the protests. To say the least, Sethi and the three other Syracuse students shared an abroad experience unlike any semester before. Their whereabouts were unknown by the university for a week. Once the students were able to leave the city they were able to relocate to Istanbul. Prior to the violent outbursts there had been several protests throughout the week. President Mubarak had been in power for 30 years and the people were finally speaking out against the dictatorial regime. Mubarak and the Egyptian government had shut down any means of communication with the world, including Internet access and telephone use....
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- Spring '08