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The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson

Debra Samuelson: Tattooed for Life

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January 08, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson (ELCA)


A man from Good Shepherd, the church I'm serving in Minneapolis, told me that he and his twin boys were watching a football game together. The boys noticed and commented on the tattoos of many of the players. It opened up a wonderful conversation for them. Bill, their father, talked about the stories; all those tattoos have stories with them.

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