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Removing Extreme Tattoos Frees People to Forge a New Path in Life

Catholic Charities Diocese of Monterey
The Tattoo Removal program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey, CA works to help people who want to forge a new path in life by removing their most egregious tattoos—tattoos with dark meanings such as gang symbols, swastikas, profane words and phrases, racist slogans, macabre images, and marks that signal violence, abuse, and exploitation. The program serves nearly 300 people of all ages each year by pr...
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