“He wrote to me in this long letter and the opening line is ‘Luck appears only to leave, but you had the type of luck to shape a life’. This tattoo is in his handwriting from the letter.”
“I [see] getting a tattoo as a representation of a moment in time. It [shows] growth because you can look back at it and say, ‘wow, I have grown so much since this tattoo.”
Graham merges personal significance with spontaneous exploration through her tattoos.
“When I travel, I like to go to walk-in places. That’s a souvenir that sticks with you forever.”
“I enjoy [the tattoo] in the moment. It has meaning in the moment. It has good memories attached to it.”
Butler women’s basketball players Trinity White and Kendall Wingler share the stories behind their tattoos.
Tattoos remind Teigha VanHester of moments that had an impact on their life.
First-year Gia Flynn already has eight tattoos, and she plans on getting 22 by the time of her 22nd birthday.
Ethan Kroll shares the story behind his tattoos and his thoughts on the social issues surrounding them.
“They don’t all have to have a super big meaning to them. You can just think they look cool!”