The past is now in the past

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Lee, getting a cross tattooed over the KKK tattoo by Dewayne at Beast Mode Ink in Murfreesboro, TN. Photo by Scott Walker.

The past has been erased.

Lee, who is homeless, once had a large tattoo on his forearm that read, "Member - KKK." However, that is now covered by a cross representing Jesus and a rose representing Lee's mother who passed away about 8 years ago.

What is even more intriguing about the KKK tattoo being covered up by a cross is that the tattoo artist is black. Dewayne, who owns Beast Mode Ink in Murfreesboro, said he would be proud to cover up such a tattoo for Lee. In fact, the two hit it off great. It was likely a site that would not have been seen just a few years back.


Hear the entire interview by Scott Walker with Lee:


To make the story even better, Lee now has a job that he will start on Monday (7/31/17). That job is at Od's Car Wash at 1822 E Northfield Blvd in Murfreesboro, TN.

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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