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Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit , center, walks to a car after landing in Mitzpe Hila, northern Israel,Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Looking thin, weary and dazed, an Israeli soldier returned home Tuesday from more than five years of captivity in the Gaza Strip in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners whose joyful families greeted them with massive celebrations. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Photo by: Ariel Schalit
Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit , center, walks to a car after landing in Mitzpe Hila, northern Israel,Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Looking thin, weary and dazed, an Israeli soldier returned home Tuesday from more than five years of captivity in the Gaza Strip in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners whose joyful families greeted them with massive celebrations. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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