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Finding Faith Through Tattoos

From: KUOW
Series: Sound Focus
Length: 08:31

Tattoo artists Damon Conklin reveals how body ink connects him to sobriety and faith. KRAK Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 Once a week, about fifteen people gather for a meeting in Seattle's SuperGenius Tattoo shop. It's a tough group, and they each have tattoos that tell their stories. But they're not there to talk about body ink. They're gathering for Bible Study. Though Seattle remains one of the least church-going cities in the country, groups like these have found their own ways to connect to their beliefs. The man leading the Bible Study is the owner of SuperGenius Tattoo, Damon Conklin. The first tattoo he ever got represents his own path to sobriety and faith. KRAK

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Piece Description

Once a week, about fifteen people gather for a meeting in Seattle's SuperGenius Tattoo shop. It's a tough group, and they each have tattoos that tell their stories. But they're not there to talk about body ink. They're gathering for Bible Study. Though Seattle remains one of the least church-going cities in the country, groups like these have found their own ways to connect to their beliefs. The man leading the Bible Study is the owner of SuperGenius Tattoo, Damon Conklin. The first tattoo he ever got represents his own path to sobriety and faith. KRAK