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Tattoo My son got a


After thinking long and hard Bruce decided it wasn’t worth fighting this battle. Read why.


T


he title of this column probably brings shivers to parents of toddlers and kids under the


age of 12. Many parents do not like or appreciate tattoos or any so-called “Body Art.” Nonetheless, we parents have to choose our battles and this is one I chose to lose.


My older son has been a passionate musician since he was about 11. His music of choice is good ‘ol Rock ‘N’ Roll, from loving Jimi Hendrix and Led Zepellin to all the newer bands, including Green Day, Periphery, and Incubus – and so many others whose names I can’t even remember. We’ve gone to concerts together since he was a kid, beginning with Bruce Springsteen and most recently Dream Theater at the Gibson Amphitheatre. We’ve seen The Red Hot Chili


Peppers, Tenacious D, the Outside Lands festival, The Dave Matthews Band, The Foo Fighters, Kid Rock, The Black-Eyed Peas, and so many others


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