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Expat calls ouster of Egypt’s president a coup

As Cairo’s Tahrir Square burst into celebration at the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi, native Egyptians like Mohanad Mossalam of Boston watched the historic events unfold with rapt attention.

Regularly checking a wide range of media outlets for the latest news and exchanging frequent Facebook messages with friends and family in Egypt, Mossalam, 31, intently followed the widespread protests that led to Morsi’s removal Wednesday.

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