They have suffered their own personal tragedy. Every parent should do everything to protect his/her child. The decision was a political one made by politicians, not by the Shalits and certainly not by Gilad. Would you announce that you would abandon your son to die so that a murderer would not be set free?
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from the article: Noam Shalit: It's not over until Gilad is home