Fawzi al-Odah had been told his release was imminent but didn't know the date until shortly before he boarded the flight back to his country from the base in southeast Cuba, his lawyer, Eric Lewis, said.
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"There's no bitterness, there's no anger," Lewis said. "There's just excitement and joy that he will be going home."
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