Amazing Scar-Covering Tattoos’ Stories

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A Ribbon Covering A Tumor Removal Scar

I had a bone tumor in my knee removed when I was 10. This is my ribbon that looks like it’s lacing me up.

 

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Black Feather Tattoo Covering Scars From Self-Harm

I got this one to cover up scars from self harm. I had a really bad one that stuck out and I felt like everyone could see it and was judging me. I got it on a Wednesday night after another friend died from an intentional overdose. I wanted to remember my friend and it goes with another tattoo of blackbirds I have from the Beatles song “Blackbird”. “Take these broken wings and learn to fly.” Today I am 3 years free of self harm!

 

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Cat Scratch Tattoo Covering The Scar

I got cat scratch disease from a cat scratch and had to have the wound removed. Covered the scar with this.

 

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Beautiful Tattoo Covering Scars On Wrist

Nobody has ever brought up my scars for the years I’ve been doing it. My little brother is 8 and everyone knows I am his biggest role model. One day he asked me, “What happened?” and pointed to my wrist. I made up a story, but I didn’t want him finding out what it really was and thinking it was an okay thing to do because I’ve done it. I instantly made an appointment to get them covered up. I feel so much more proud of myself now than I ever have.