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Mister Cartoon, Tattooing the Virgin

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Mister Cartoon, Tattooing the Virgin

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Mister Cartoon, Tattooing the Virgin

Mister Cartoon, Tattooing the Virgin

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A more traditional Virgin tattoo -- with Mister Cartoon's signature flair. Mister Cartoon hide caption

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Los Angeles-based tattoo artist Mister Cartoon explains why creating a tattoo of the Virgen de Guadalupe — the patron saint of Mexico — is a sacred task. Warning: This segment contains sexually suggestive language that may be offensive to some listeners.

Mister Cartoon created this unique tattoo on the lower back of a woman. Mister Cartoon hide caption

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