Cairo's Tahrir Square (seen here in January) isn't actually a square — it's a traffic circle. And today, years after it was the site of anti-government demonstrations, it's a beautifully manicured, sterile space.
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"Manly health!" Whitman wrote in the New York Atlas. "Is there not a kind of charm -- a fascinating magic in the words?" The poet is seen here in an engraving that appeared in several editions of Leaves of Grass.
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