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A local Egyptian is torn between courage and concern as his loved ones protest in Cairo




An Egyptian woman holds up a sign in Tahrir Square during afternoon anti-government protests January 31, 2011 in central Cairo, Egypt. USC graduate student Mohamed Saleh's wife Rania is among the protesters gearing up for a massive action Tuesday.
An Egyptian woman holds up a sign in Tahrir Square during afternoon anti-government protests January 31, 2011 in central Cairo, Egypt. USC graduate student Mohamed Saleh's wife Rania is among the protesters gearing up for a massive action Tuesday.
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We speak to Mohamed Saleh, a graduate student at USC from Alexandria whose Egyptian wife Rania, is protesting in Cairo. Saleh describes his conflicting feelings of pride and concern as his loved ones participate in the unrest.