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How a sailor's tattoo saved his soul

How a sailor's tattoo saved his soul

Fishing and tattoos have a long history. For the men who used to go to sea a tattoo was more than just body art. Tattoos held a superstitious power to bring good luck, protection against misfortune and could stop a man from drowning. Yayo sent out Matt Haddon-Reichardt to investigate the long history of tattoos and the sea and to find out if a tattoo really has the power to save a man's soul.

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