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Volunteer group works to help juvenile offenders and trafficking victims get tattoos removed

Posted at 5:31 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 18:31:25-04

For juvenile offenders trying to leave their past behind, tattoos can often be a physical barrier to rehabilitation.

Meanwhile, human trafficking victims can face a similar problem when trying to remove tattoos left by their abusers, which pose a constant physical reminder of their ordeals.

That's where Nueces County Juvenile Justice Volunteers step in, in a big way, to help. They've bought some tattoo removal equipment that's usually hard to come by, and they're ready to use it to help youth in need; with a little help from you.

Watch our video above to learn more.