Tattoos tell soldier’s stories

California duo looks for soldiers' tattoo stories The duo behind War Ink are looking for servicemen and women from California who have tattoos that show they experiences or honor their time serving in Iraq and Afghanistan for a new project, according to The Redding Record Searchlight.

“The purpose of the exhibit is really to ignite dialogue between the civilian and veteran cultures,” said project director and co-creator Chris Brown, partnering with Jason Deitch, a former combat medic and sociologist acting as the project’s scholar, in an interview with The Record. 

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The duo came up with the idea for the exhibit after noticing that many soldiers weren’t interested in the typical Q-and-A style interview.

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