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“One Person Can Make a Difference!”
Jeannie Opdyke Smith 
Daughter of Rescuer Irene Gut Opdyke

• Named one of the Righteous among the Nations; a title given to those who risked their lives by hiding and saving Jews during the Holocaust. 
• Recipient of the Israel Medal of Honor, Israel’s highest tribute 
• Awarded with a special commendation by the Vatican
• Irene's story is part of a permanent exhibit in the US Holocaust Memorial Museum 
• In 2008 Irene posthumously presented the Commanders Cross – the Polish medal of honour, given by the President and First Lady of Poland.
• In 2009 Irene was presented the Courage to Care award by the Anti - Defamation League

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