I am Ryan's mom, I got this beautiful coin from Carol in honor of my sons birthday on 2/20. He passed away in a motorcycle accident on 4/3/2012. A few weeks before passing he gave me a card. Inside of the card was his signature and a butterfly, the same color as this butterfly on my coin. Memorial weekend 2012. I had all his friends over from his church to my dads cabin, all day I felt I needed to go home. I went and sat on the deck and this butterfly landed on my shoulder and stayed for about 15 minutes. Again the words go home came to me. I said my goodbyes and headed home. I approached Hastings and I was driving down a road I had no idea how I got there. I took another turn and again thought why am I on this road. I drove two blocks up and there was a motorcycle accident. The person was laying on the road, I decided to pull over. I was scared, I had no idea what I was going to see. I approached the young man. He had been drinking and wanted me no where near him. He thought I was going to call the cops and get him thrown in jail. I explained to him I had just lost my son in a motorcycle accident I just wanted to help him. He said oh my gosh are you Rylos mom. I said yes he started crying. I finally convinced him we needed to go to the hospital. When we arrived we talked as we waited. At that time he told me a story that I was very familiar with, parts of the story was missing. You see my son had struggled with alcohol addiction and one day I got a call from an unknown person. My son was in trouble and he was wanting to end his life, he said you need to go here and help him. I called a special police officer from church we found Ryan and he indeed was saved by a special angel who had called me. That special angel was the same man I had helped at his accident scene. God made sure he was there that day to save my son, and God and I believe my son kept telling me to go home that day and drove me to roads I would not usually take that day. Later that day after I had left the hospital they ambulanced him to United. It was once he got there he was told if he had not gone to the hospital he would have died. He had a very very bad night in the hospital. I believe my angel helped him that day. I know this is a long story but this butterfly coin to me is all related. My son used Carol to send me a sign on his birthday. FYI My son gave his life to the Lord three months before he died and had given his addiction up. Praise the Good Lord. My son Ryan on the left. Thank you Carol.
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