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Erasing Ink: Former Gang Members Get Tattoos Removed for Free

Plenty of people get ink they regret later, but when a tattoo cements ties to an old gang, it can be more than embarrassing – it can be dangerous.

Unfortunately, getting a tattoo removed isn’t easy – it can take several treatments and cost thousands of dollars. But a group in central LA, Homies Unidos, is helping former gang members get their tattoos removed for free, and helping them change their lives with a counseling program.

The Morning Show stopped by ‎their clinic recently and met several people getting their ink erased, including a teenager and his mom who are taking the first step together.

Erasing Ink: Former Gang Members Get Tattoos Removed for Free

Plenty of people get ink they regret later, but when a tattoo cements ties to an old gang, it can be more than embarrassing – it can be dangerous.

Unfortunately, getting a tattoo removed isn’t easy – it can take several treatments and cost thousands of dollars. But a group in central LA, Homies Unidos, is helping former gang members get their tattoos removed for free, and helping them change their lives with a counseling program.

The Morning Show stopped by ‎their clinic recently and met several people getting their ink erased, including a teenager and his mom who are taking the first step together.

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