Special Edition: Bassem Sabry (1982 – 2014)


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Egypt has lost one of its best bloggers, and democracy activists, Bassem Sabry. He was mourned by many across the globe.

Few thoughts about my friend Bassem

 I still feel numb. I have struggled to write since the tragic passing of Bassem Sabry. I kept reading one tribute after another; all were poignant, accurately describing the wonderful human being Bassem was ___ all made me more tearful and more numb.

 Tragic, sudden death is no stranger to me. As a child, my father passed away suddenly, and I had to endure my mother wearing mourning garments for seven successive years…

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