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Citizens of countries in the Middle East and North Africa sensed a spark of potential freedom from the revolution in Tunisia. The feeling of anger spread like wildfire. Citizens were tired of surpression of rights, censored technology, and inequality.

The final straw was when these people could not even feed their families.

“What do you have to work for when you can’t make any money. When you can’t support your family. All hope seems lost” said Pandeli Glavandis, Ph.D..

 The people began to take to the streets chanting “bread, freedom and social justice…”

Thus inspiring the Arab Awakening.


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