Freed Palestinians build new lives as Israelis monitor them

Hamas militant Fakhri Barghouti waves to the crowd after arriving in the West Bank city of Ramallah after his release in October. Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel in a swap for an Israeli soldier are racing to make up for lost time. Many of the 477 ex-inmates are getting married, building homes or enrolling in college.  (Associated Press)

Hamas militant Fakhri Barghouti waves to the crowd after arriving in the West Bank city of Ramallah after his release in October. Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel in a swap for an Israeli soldier are racing to make up for lost time. Many of the 477 ex-inmates are getting married, building homes or enrolling in college. (Associated Press)

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