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    Posted September 11, 2012 by
    arasquare
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    What do the Paralympics mean to you?

    arasquare and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: London 2012 Olympics
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    Egyptian Paralympic team gets heroes' welcome at Cairo airport

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     arasquare says the Egyptian Paralympic team made him 'so proud' that he wanted to share the story of their welcome home at Cairo International Airport. 'There were hundreds at the airport to welcome the Egyptian Paralympic team. People were already there two hours before the team's arrival. The atmosphere was filled with joy. People were singing and chanting for the paralympic champions, also some held their pictures,' he said.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    Hundreds gathered at Cairo International airport to welcome the Egyptian Paralympic team. People celebrated their arrival with songs and by holding their pictures. They made all Egyptians proud and they achieved what the Olympic team couldn't achieve.The Egyptian Paralympic team made a historic achievement at the London 2012 Paralympic games by winning 15 medals: 4 gold, 3 silver and 7 bronze.
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