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Reporting from Egypt: The KFC connection

February 8, 2011 |  1:36 pm

How does Kentucky Fried Chicken play into the revolt in Egypt? Apparently, there were rumors circulating that the protesters at Cairo's Tahrir Square were actually being paid to be there -- and catered with meals from KFC (in Egypt, where the chain is extremely popular, this could be considered something of a luxury since a meal there can cost a day's or even a week's wages). Read more about it here.

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