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    Posted February 15, 2011 by
    Amman, Jordan
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    "Stop the revolution, I want my Cartoon Network back"


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     JOHNNYCOLT was in Amman, Jordan, for the past week and at a protest right before Mubarak stepped down, a girl holding an interesting sign caught his eye. The girl's father explained that because all of the TV channels are covering the unrest, his daughter can't watch Cartoon Network anymore. 'She didn't care that I was an American or anything like that. She was just a kid who wanted her cartoons back,' he said.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    This young Jordanian girl has had enough of the situation in Egypt. When asked what her sign meant, the girl's father explained, "With the revolution on every channel, my daughter can no longer watch cartoons."  The little girl said Cartoon Network was her favorite channel. My videographer, Harold Sellers, explained that he has worked for Cartoon Network in the past. The girl was very excited to learn that we were from the city that is the home of Cartoon Network.


    This moment stood out in the middle of a large protest in support of the Egyptian people. The young girl's smile in response to where we were from was a welcome change from the anti-American slogans being shouted by the emotional crowd.

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