UF faculty member in Cairo: joy in the streets!
After Thursday’s disappointment, many Egyptians are celebrating now that President Hosni Mubarek has resigned. University of Florida assistant professor of telecommunication, Rasha Kumhawi, who is living in Cairo while on leave from UF, talked with WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski about life in Egypt the past 18 days.
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