Freed Israeli Soldier Returns Home: 'We Have Experienced the Rebirth of a Son'

Israeli Sgt. Gilad Shalit returned home for the first time since being captured by Hammas militants in 2006 and was greeted by throngs of people dancing in the streets of his home village, Mitzpe Hillal. "Today we can say that we have experienced the rebirth of a son," Noam Shalit, Sgt. Shalit's father, said during a press conference. "Gilad is very happy to be home. ... [He] walked back through the same door he exited 1,942 days ago." Noam Shalit said the first thing the family did was hug...Full Story
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