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Fan's Tattoo Is A Reminder Of Patriots' Loss

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Fan's Tattoo Is A Reminder Of Patriots' Loss

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Fan's Tattoo Is A Reminder Of Patriots' Loss

Fan's Tattoo Is A Reminder Of Patriots' Loss

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Burke O'Connell got a tattoo celebrating the New England Patriots as Super Bowl 50 champs. Soon after he got the tattoo, the Patriots lost a playoff game and will not even play in the big game.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good Morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with sympathy for Burke O'Connell. Last week, he got a tattoo celebrating the New England Patriots' victory in Super Bowl 50, a sign of confidence because the game has yet to take place. Soon after he got the tattoo, the Patriots lost a playoff game. They will not even play in Super Bowl 50. Mr. O'Connell is philosophical. He says the premature tat is not as bad as when he got a tattoo honoring the woman who is now his ex-girlfriend. It's MORNING EDITION.

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