Photo gallery: Egyptians enjoy Mubarak-free reality

After 18 days of protests, the Egyptian people celebrate in Cairo's streets by waving flags and enjoying their new found freedom.

February 12, 2011 20:09

Celebrations pose Tahrir Square Egypt 311 AP. (photo credit: AP)

Eighteen days of protests demanding the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were celebrated throughout Egypt on Saturday.

"This is the happiest day in my generation," said Ali al-Tayab, a demonstrator who paid tribute to those who died in clashes with police and Mubarak supporters. "To the martyrs, this is your day."

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