By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 96-year-old holocaust survivor is heading home after years of living in the City of Brotherly Love. A small send-off for Paul Gidaly was held outside his Federation Housing apartment, as he left for the Philadelphia airport.

Paul Gidaly 96-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Heads Home To Canada After Years Of Living In Philadelphia

Paul Gidaly

Gidaly has always wanted to go back to Canada where he lived after the war, and Federation Housing is now granting his wish.

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Eric Naftulin Executive Director, Federation Housing

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Federation Housing arranged and paid for his move to Canada.

His flight took off around 11 a.m. Thursday.

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