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August 29, 2006
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Family and friends of an Israeli soldier held hostage in the Gaza Strip marked his 20th birthday. Relatives of Cpl. Gilad Shalit, joined by scores of well-wishers, gathered Monday at Kerem Shalom, the Israeli village which Shalit was guarding when Palestinian gunmen from the Gaza Strip abducted him June 25.

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