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Tattoo You

Photo by Josh Miller/Sierra SunDan Herlihy is an artist at Lucky 7 Tattoo and Piercing in Kings Beach.

With ink as their medium and flesh as their canvas, tattoo artists Cory Boobar and Dan Herlihy turn willing participants into walking works of art at the Lucky 7 Tattoo and Piercing parlor.

“It really depends on what part of the body you get it on as to what degree it’s going to hurt… Your feet, your neck and your hands are pretty painful, but your limbs are not so bad.”

– Kathleen Langley, co-owner of Lucky 7 Tattoo and Piercing in Kings Beach

“I tattooed the lead singer of Papa Roach. He just came into the shop one day and he had a hangover. I tattooed his forearm. He wanted a microphone… I started seeing my tattoo all over the place… like Howard Stern, MTV.”

– Cory Boobar, far right, Lucky 7 co-owner

“We consider it repeat business because you know they are going to come back to have it covered up. The “kiss of death” we call it. You can be married 50 years and you get your spouse’s name tattooed on you and you’re done.”

– Kathleen Langley

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