A butterfly about to take flight rests on Tammy Roy Caron’s finger during the butterfly release on Saturday at the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn. Hundreds of butterflies were released as a remembrance of those who were served by the hospice facility. Roy Caron of Lewiston lost her husband in January.

Tammy Roy Caron of Lewiston, left, and her daughter, Zoe, 12, release 324 butterflies on Saturday at the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn. The butterflies were released as a remembrance of those who were served by the hospice facility. Hundreds attended the release ceremony to honor their loved ones. Roy Caron of Lewiston lost her husband in January. The ceremony featured live music and stories about those who were served by the center.


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