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‘Little Egypt’ Responds to Mubarak’s Ouster

Sophie Forbes Feb 23

PHOTO: Sophie ForbesTalaat Abdel, a physician from Long Island, was in Astoria, Queens on Feb. 11 when Mubarak stepped down. “My generation was afraid to protest since we were concerned about our children and going to jail, but my generation stood aside and the younger generation was determined and persisted. They never lowered the ceiling of what they wanted,” Abdel said.