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Maria Jose Cristerna, a mother of four, tattoo artist and former lawyer, poses for a photograph in Guadalajara March 8, 2012. Cristerna, dubbed "Vampire Woman," prefers to be identified as "Jaguar Woman."
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Cristerna got her first tattoo when she was 14 and decided to physically transform herself after having gone through 10 years of domestic violence in her first marriage.
For more, see these posts featuring tattoos previously in PhotoBlog.