Local Egyptians celebrate ousting of Mubarak

On Saturday, Egyptians in Houston celebrated the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

February 13, 2011 7:52:07 AM PST
Egyptians in Houston took to the streets Saturday to celebrate the changes in their homeland. One rally was held outside of the Egyptian consulate in southwest Houston. Dozens of people waved flags, sang songs and pounded on drums. Participants we spoke with seemed confident the new Egypt would fulfill its promise of a democracy.

"Like you have a new baby. You are not sure. You do your best to grow right and that's what we are trying to do now," said local Egyptian Hala Nasr.

"I believe the people will get what they want," added Egyptian Hamdi Gomaa.

A recent poll showed 60 percent of Egyptians wanted a secular government.

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