It was easy to get excited about the protests in Cairo that toppled the Mubarak regime, but real change is hard. Let’s hope the protest and the reaction to it doesn’t turn violent.
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Thousands of Egyptian protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square in the evening hours of July 8, 2011. The nationwide demonstrations were called to defend the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak and to show anger at the new military rulers' slow pace of reforms.