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First Tattoo

Exactly one year after my suicide attempt, I received my first tattoo at the young age of 51. The ankle tattoo is an anchor with the semicolon- a symbol for some survivors of suicide. The anchor while nautical, is also often seen as a symbol of hope.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: St. Augustine, Florida, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 8 Plus
Copyright: © Jason Smith