A tattoo parlor in Kentucky is using ink to unite communities across the country by offering free appointments to anyone who wants to cover up their hate or gang symbol tattoos. "A lot of people, when they were younger, just didn't know any better and were left with mistakes on their bodies. We just want to make sure everybody has a chance to change," explains Ryun King, a tattoo artist offering the service. "We got a guy with a giant swastika who said he has never taken his shirt off in front of his kids. I like seeing that. I like seeing people want to change themselves for the better. That swells me full of emotions." After posting the offering online, they received 30 requests in two weeks, according to fellow tattoo artist Jeremiah Swift. The artists said they will cover up anyone's tattoos, even if they are from out of state, and offer numerous designs they can choose from.

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