Powerful Stories Behind Tattoos With Real Hidden Meanings

It can feel like quite the commitment to get the body engraved. What we chose to put on it is basically stuck with us forever so it’s a good idea to make sure that it holds a meaning special enough for us never to regret.

The following people on Reddit have shared heartbreaking and heartwarming stories behind the tattoo on their bodies. Not only are their tattoos reminders of the people they love most, but they hold messages to keep them inspired for the rest of their lives.

The Sound Of His Voice

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“For my 18th birthday I got a tattoo of my dad’s laugh on my arm, he passed 3 years ago. I have his smile and joy wherever I go now.”

Who said that sound can only be heard? The tones of our voices hold soundwaves that can be actually be seen. While it might be impossible to hear the voices of those who passed one more time, as badly as we would want to, it doesn’t mean that we can’t take the shape of their voice with us wherever we may go.