My butterfly coin was given to me by one of my 3rd grade students, Adam. He bounced into my classroom on a Wednesday morning telling me about his Uncle Matt. His smile when he talked about his uncle spoke volumes about his love for him. Adam proceeded to tell me about his uncle and his birthday, and how his family "likes to do something nice for him every year". Not only does Adam inspire me everyday to be a better person, he also practices being a kind and compassionate person on a daily bases. I will pay kindness forward in honor of Uncle Matt and Adam. Although I have never met Matt the way his family honors and speaks of him leaves me with no doubts that he left behind a world that was more beautiful and kind for having him in it. In honor of Uncle Matt we pay kindness forward!

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