This coin is in memory of my uncle Matt. Matt passed away in 2012 from Lupus. Each May our family tries to do something to honor him on his birthday. Matt loved helping people and was a Firefighter and EMT before he became too ill to respond to calls. This year we are passing along the Butterfly coins. We hope you will do an act of kindness in his memory and pass the coin along. Please be sure to add a note to this coin's story.

May also happens to be Lupus Awareness Month and the Butterfly is one of the symbols used to raise awareness because one of the signs is often a butterfly rash across the face. Please visit for more information on this devastating disease.

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