After this first Christmas dinner for 5 years at the Shalit family last night, Gilead continues to get used to freedom and today rode his bike in Mitzpe Hila. Yesterday he met with a childhood friend and wanted to meet other members. Next week will Mitzpe Hila for medical examinations. Pictures were published with the approval of the Shalit family
Updated 10/20/11 17:15
Gilad Shalit is still to get used to being a free man. Happy pictures published today, which showed Gilad out of his home and riding a bicycle through the streets Mitzpe Hila. We stress that the images are published with the approval of the family.
After half an hour of riding, which was escorted by IDF representative, Gilad back home, where his father was waiting Noam.
Last night at the Shalit family celebrated the first Christmas more than five years. His grandparents of Gilead, Zvi and Yael Shalit, arrived a little before 18:00 this evening the family home in Mitzpe Hila, there would be at the festival. Tonight is the first time Gilad's grandmother saw him, since he returned from captivity yesterday. The media said: "I came to see him, may I not?", And blew kisses into the air excitedly.
Out for the first time this morning
Eva Drury said that Gilad neighbor asked her how her son, Gilad's childhood friend, and then met with him.Yesterday released the first pictures of Gilad free community where he lives. The pictures show Gilad walking beside his mother Aviva, wearing a black shirt with long sleeves, and wearing a cap with the logo of Brigade 188 head. Someone who was exposed to sunlight for a long time, he wore dark glasses to his eyes, but a big smile appeared on his face. The trip secured many policemen, who maintain order in the community since yesterday.
Outside the house waiting for him many friends and neighbors a thrill to see him walking by himself. "He seemed fine," said Kenner fan, head down to fight for his release, during the special broadcast of News 2 online. "He went with Mom Aviva, it certainly gives a sense of security. The neighbors were waiting for him outside and talked with him. They seemed to be back to normal".
And is also talking on cell phones. Gilad, morning
Shalit family: "Thank you to all who gave us strength"
Than after returning their son Gilad from captivity in which he was held for 1941 days, the ruler of an ad published in major newspapers in Israel, which admitted millions of people who supported them over the years, the struggle to bring Gilad back. Their arguments, the family thanked those who went with them all along, and asked the public to allow them to help Gilad back to normal, and rebuild his life.
Clean the streets of Mitzpe Hila, morning
Hanan Greenberg, Yossi Zilberman, Daphna Liel and Yossi Mizrahi
Gilad Shalit returned - Special Focus:
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