American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Fla.

July 17, 2014 9:11 AM

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American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Fla.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities has returned home to Florida and says he will never think of freedom in the same way again.

Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, and his mother flew back to Tampa late Wednesday on a flight arriving from New York and were greeted by about 50 cheering supporters waving American and Palestinian flags. The Khdeirs had flown out of Israel earlier in the day.

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