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Passengers wait for check-in at Cairo's international airport, outside Cairo, Egypt. (AP)
Passengers wait for check-in at Cairo's international airport, outside Cairo, Egypt. (AP)

At the Cairo airport, hundreds of American college students are trying to leave the country, many of them waiting for State Department-sponsored flights.

We speak with 22-year-old, American Norah Vallerini,who has been studying Arabic since September at American University in Cairo, as part of a study abroad program.

This segment aired on January 31, 2011.

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