Allison Elliott's Three Little Birds

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Allison Elliott's Three Little Birds
Photo by Brad Reed

Name: Allison Elliott
Age : 23 now, 19 then

My Wrist: It's in memoriam of Dustin Rich, one of my best friends and one of the most beautiful people inside and out I have ever met.

Read more about Elliott's mark after the jump ...

The imagery comes from his favorite song, "Three Little Birds" by Bob Marley. It was designed and tattooed by Tony Olvera at Lady Luck Tattoo Gallery.

Allison Elliott's Three Little Birds
Photo by Brad Reed

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Next tattoo? There are a few ideas floating around in my head. Most likely it'll be my friend and I getting stacks of pancakes, dripping syrup and checkerboard tablecloth included.

I also really need to get a circus peanut -- those toxically orange marshmallow candies you get at the gas station. Haven't been able to eat one since I became a vegetarian five years ago. Or more baked goods on the inside of my fingers. Either way, it'll be food related.

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