We Bet On People

11 years ago today was the first day of protests that would become the Egyptian Revolution. I have so many thoughts and memories of those heady 17 days of thawrah and all that came after, but more than anything, I think about this guy:

The revolution of 2011 and its thrilling, optimistic vision of the future may ultimately have fallen apart, but the people remember. One day, I’m confident, the people of Egypt will find their better future.

“Raise your head high!”

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