Dawn Maestas has removed tattoos from women who have been branded as a result of domestic violence. She recorded an interview with one of her clients, who wanted to remain anonymous. StoryCorps hide caption

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Tattoo Removal Artist Helps Clients With Emotional Scars

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Living And Loving Through The Bubonic Plague

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Tim with his father, Keith, and brother Dan (right) at Tim's Place. Dan is the restaurant's operations manager. Courtesy of Tim Harris hide caption

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A 'Good Enough' Dad And His Special Son

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Returning From Duty, Finding Families' Embrace

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Shaun Kaufman and Colleen Collins experienced a rough patch when they became private investigators, but the work ultimately helped strengthen their relationship. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Real-Life Nick And Nora Charles, Hot On Love's Trail

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Latina Sisters Aimed High, Defying Low Expectations

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Rowena Gore-Simmons and her daughter, Kenya, now 16, at StoryCorps in Baltimore. StoryCorps hide caption

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After Prison, A Second Chance To Be A Better Mother

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In Loving Memory Of A Wife, Daughter And Fallen Soldier

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A Husband And Wife Blessed Late In Life

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A Life Defined Not By Disability, But Love

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Relentless, Despite Losses: Congressman's Climb To The Hill

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Bryan Wilmoth (right) reunited with his brother Michael years after their parents kicked Bryan out for being gay. All six of their siblings either ran away or were kicked out of their family's home over the years. StoryCorps hide caption

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After Years Of Estrangement, Eight Siblings Become A Family

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The Moment Race Mattered: A Haunting Childhood Memory

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Lance Pilgrim with his parents, Randy and Judy, at the pre-deployment ceremony at Fort Sill, Okla., in January 2003. Courtesy of Judy Pilgrim hide caption

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A Soldier's Battle Lost After Returning Home

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Diane Tells His Name, 61, grew up unaware of her Native American identity. When she discovered the truth in her late 30s, she adopted a child from her Lakota tribe, Bonnie Buchanan. StoryCorps hide caption

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Mother To Daughter: 'That's When I Knew I Was Adopted'

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