Chris Baker is a youth pastor who runs a tattoo parlor. In his free time, he helps ex-gang members and sex trafficking victims erase painful reminders of their pasts. SOURCE
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For ex-gang members and human trafficking victims, having prominent tattoos can make escaping the old life nearly impossible. This is where Chris Baker’s non-profit comes in. Since 2011, he’s transformed more than 500 gang signs and barcodes into beautiful new designs. What’s more, he offers his services totally free of charge.
“I believe everyone deserves a second chance at life, and I want to offer them help to live their second chance,” says Baker.
To protect his clients, Baker doesn’t release before-and-after photos of his charity tattoo work. But here how he typically transforms “regret tattoos.” His clients get to choose what they want in their new inkwork.