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UPDATE: Egypt celebrates Mubarak's resignation

Friday, February 11, 2011 | 2:13 p.m. CST; updated 2:26 p.m. CST, Friday, February 11, 2011

CAIRO — One Egyptian kissed the ground. Another rolled in ecstasy in the grass outside a presidential palace. People wept, jumped, screamed and hugged each other with a shared joy they had never known. Cairo erupted in a cacophony of celebration: fireworks and car horns and gunshots in the air.

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