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Shalit, bless you...may there be no more Shalits

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Submitted by elated&sad (United States), Oct 18, 2011 at 16:31

Yes, there are so many mixed emotions that surface here. It goes beyond my mind and makes a conclusion very difficult. Especially when you see Palestinians chanting "we want more Shalits". And yet, I can't help but be so happy for his life. He was freed on my mother's birthday, a Holocaust survivor who died on 911. Today, I'll be happy, but soon we will all be cursing when another Shalit is captured.

Your analysis is correct. very difficult for us to swallow, but nevertheless correct.

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