1. Early tattoos were frequently clustered around sites known for acupuncture therapy.
These tattoos are thought to have been a type of medicine.
2. Criminals in many cultures were given tattoos to mark them as wrongdoers.
This practice replaced removing ears and noses in ancient Japan.
3. Samoan tattoos have been applied by hand the same way for over 2,000 years.
10. 21% of adult Americans have at least one tattoo.
11. That’s 1 in 5 adults.
12. Or 45 million people.
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