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Egypt Editorial: The first two weeks are critical, after that victory is near

Posted: Feb 11, 2011 01:24 am EST

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(By Tina Sjogren) A ski trip from land to the North Pole is one of the toughest expeditions to take on. The golden rule for victory, passed down by those who made it, is simple: 'Make it through the first two weeks." This is when the battle is at its worst - the pain, the fear and the doubts. Make it through, and the rest will just be a determined lug to success. It has been 16 days since the Egyptian people assembled at Tahrir Square. Today, victory was near. But then President Mubarak appeared, in a talk "as a father to...

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