(CNN) - Egypt braced for a "march of millions" in anti-government protests Tuesday as embattled President Hosni Mubarak tried to throw up literal and figurative roadblocks in the way of demonstrators calling for his ouster. Major demonstrations are planned for Cairo, Alexandria and other cities, the latest in a series of rallies that began a week ago. Protesters have defied orders for a curfew, and the country's powerful military announced Monday that it would not open fire on peaceful demonstrators.
Thousands of American tourists and residents are fleeing Cairo, taking State Department-chartered flights sent to ferry American citizens out of the escalating crisis zone. But amid the chaos, one young American woman who's witnessed the rising revolution for months, decides to stay.
Today on American Morning, Lauren Bohn, a 23-year-old Fulbright Fellow studying Arabic and journalism at American University in Cairo, tells AM’s TJ Holmes what provoked her to remain in Cairo. The former CNN intern tells AM what's happening on the Cairo streets Tuesday and updates about the cell phone and Internet access.