George, bergdahl's parents have been on a tireless crusade as you no he to free him. They sent an emotional message to their son on Sunday who they still have not spoken to after meeting with the... See More
George, bergdahl's parents have been on a tireless crusade as you no he to free him. They sent an emotional message to their son on Sunday who they still have not spoken to after meeting with the president, the white house on Saturday. ABC's Neal Karlinsky is in their hometown, Hailey, Idaho. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, the parents were very emotional in that press conference and made clear that bringing Bowe home physically and especially mentally may take a very long time. You are free, freedom is yours. I will see you soon, my beloved son. I love you, bye beau. Reporter: Bowe bergdahl's mother addressing her son through TV cameras after five years of waiting, bergdahl's parents say they have chosen to wait some more, holding off on any contact with their son as part of his careful integration back to Normal life. Bring me home. We haven't talked to Bowe yet. Bowe has been gone so long that it's going to be very difficult to come back. Reporter: Bob bergdahl showing the beard he refused to shave until his son's release. After so much time alone with the Taliban, they Sabo beau is physically weakened and having trouble speaking English. I want you to know that I love you. I'm proud of you. I'm so proud of your character. I'm so proud of your patience and your per Se convenience but most of all, I'm proud of how much you wanted to help the Afghan people and what you were willing to do. Reporter: Military officials say bergdahl is going through a detailed three-step process to bring him back psychologically beginning with medical treatment and counseling at landstuhl medical center in Germany. Then he'll continue therapy at a military medical center in San Antonio, Texas, before his homecoming in Hailey, Idaho. Give yourself all of the time you need to recover and decompress. There is no hurry. You have your life ahead of you. Reporter: Military officials say bergdahl's parents will be key in the toughest part home, the emotional one. They have no time line on how long it will take to get him back to Hailey, Idaho, but it may be quite a while.
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