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Schalit in 1st video since he was released: Thank you

posted Jan 2, 2012

 

Readers can watch freed soldier  Gild Shalit expresses his gratitude during message played at event held in honor of supporters who fought for his release.


Gilad Schalit thanked supporters and activists:

“I’m pleased to have the opportunity to speak to you and to thank you for all that you did throughout the years of my captivity. During my time in captivity I heard much about your activism for my release, and of course, also after I returned home,” the freed soldier began.

“I’m sure that I will still hear much more about the long and exhausting journey that you began in 2006 and continued without giving up, despite the difficulties, up and down, hopes and disappointments until the desired end on October 18,” he said.

“I know without a doubt that your determined, continued struggle for my release, each according to his own ability, the perseverance and support of my family, throughout the long road, constituted one of the decisive factors that contributed to the decision to bring me home. I want to thank you this evening for all this, from the bottom of my heart, and to tell you that I am grateful to each and every one of you. And I will be continue to be grateful to you every day of my life. Thank you very much to you all and good evening,” Schalit added

 
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