Former Sitka Teacher Opts to Remain in Cairo

Robert Woolsey, KCAW – Sitka

A former Sitka math teacher and his family have chosen to remain in their home in Cairo, despite a frightening night as political protest spilled into the suburbs over the weekend.

Dan Langbauer lives with his wife, Sandra, and son Seth in Maadi about 12 kilometers from Tahrir Square. Langbauer is in his third year teaching math at Cairo American College, a K-12 international school.

Prior to moving to Cairo, Langbauer taught for many years at Sitka High School. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey was able to connect with him this morning after the Egyptian government restored internet service. Thanks to the generosity and support of his Egyptian neighbors, Langbauer has felt safe as the political unrest has grown, except for a few harrowing hours when armed men entered his Maadi neighborhood.

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