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An Egyptian writer living in New York, but still on Cairo time.
Immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa demonstrated in front of the United Nations on Friday to show support for the uprisings in their homelands.
On Twitter, blogs, Facebook and other media, the Egyptian diaspora is afire with words of solidarity with the protesters, calls for Mubarak to resign immediately and anger towards what they view as misrepresentation by the Western media.
Egyptian Americans are jubilant about the uprising in their homeland, but anxious about what will come next.