‘Happy to be me again’:
Atlanta Redemption Ink helps transform symbols of hurt into symbols of hope

In 2016, Jessica Lamb went to a tattoo artist to cover a symbol of her painful past – a reminder of exploitation as a teen.

What she got, instead of peace, was even more pain.

“It was just such a horrendous experience for me. I really didn’t care for how I was treated in the process,” said Lamb.