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How Tattoo Removal Can Help Sex Trafficking Survivors Erase the Scars of Their Past

On this episode of 'Daily VICE,' we accompany a sex trafficking survivor to get a tattoo removed, one used by a pimp as a mark of ownership.
August 26, 2016, 2:00pm

On this episode of Daily VICE, we meet a survivor of sex trafficking who explains why pimps often brand women with specific tattoos as a sign of ownership. We accompany her to a cosmetic clinic to remove her own tattoo in an effort to erase a painful reminder of everything she fought to escape.

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