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Lawton assembles his tattoo apparatus before working on Bohley's new tattoo. The tattoo machine sounds like an electric razor, humming at high speed. Lawton has blue latex gloves on his hands and a bunch of paper towels at the ready. Each time the tiny grouping mass of 14 needles — moving up and down 111 times a second — struck 1/64th of an inch to pierce Bohley’s skin and imprint color, Lawton quickly wiped away excess ink.

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