Jan Zwartendijk award

Gene accepting on behalf of Giovanni Palatucci
Gene greeting all the guests
Gene with friends from left to right:
Richard Gerson, esq., Steve Sidewater and his brother Tony De Simone
Gene with webmaster and Palatucci researcher John Costa
Gene and his wonderful family, his wife Joanne and daughter Nicoletta
Gene accepts the award from Barry Magarick
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Boys Town Jerusalem chose as the recipient of the 2005 Jan Zwartendijk Humanitarian Award, Giovanni Palatucci. The award was presented to Gene De Simone at the Gala at the Union League of Philadelphia on October 30, 2005. Present were dignitaries from Israel and Italy. The event was attended by over 400 people