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Corey Paradise gives a talk on the history and meaning behind tattoos,

Corey Paradise gives a talk on the history and meaning behind tattoos,

Tattoos first began as body art for “globe-trotting dukes,” said Corey Paradise in a talk on the history and meaning behind tattoos, and a live demonstration, at the Blue Hill Library on June 27. Paradise opened Paradise Tattoos, in Blue Hill, in 2007.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Corey Paradise tattooed a portrait of Stephen King onto a banana

Corey Paradise tattooed a portrait of Stephen King onto a banana

“I try to be patient with customers and let them be sure it’s what they want,” said Corey Paradise, who tattooed a portrait of Stephen King on a banana during a June 27 talk on the history and meaning behind tattoos.

Photo by Anne Berleant