“My interest not only gives me the ability to focus on things I’ve really enjoyed since I was a puppy, but it also puts me in a position to help influence the coins of this country,” Lucas said. “Because one thousand, two thousand, three thousand years from now, potentially, just as we look at what the Romans or the Greeks issued, people will look at what we’ve done, and it will be a historic, artistic and economic record of our time on this planet.”
All in all, it’s not too shabby for the kid who once spent his spare time digging through pocket change. The only difference, he says, is that he now has to use a magnifying glass.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.