After 1,195 days in captivity, captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit was seen for the first time in a Hamas videotape released on Friday. The two-and-a-half minute video shows Gilad holding a newspaper from September 14, 2009. The captive soldier whose fate was unknown for three years is alive and healthy.
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