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Tattoos Gain Even More Visibility


In recent years, neck and hand tattoos – once reserved for criminals or people who had filled the rest of their bodies with tattoos – have become more visible on doctors, teachers and social workers. Although the Pew Research Center found that 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have at least one tattoo, some still view them as taboo. While Jenny Dembrow, an associate executive director of the Lower Eastside Girls Club in Manhattan, has tattoos on her face and around her neck, she cautions her pre-teen charges that having a visible tattoo “absolutely limits” your options and says she’s lucky to have a job where “it’s not an issue.” Sept. 24,


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