Ex-Gang Members See Themselves Without Tattoos For The First Time

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Photographer Steven Burton started his project, Skin Deep, with a simple premise: take heavily tattooed ex-gang members, digitally remove their ink and create before and after portraits. Teaming up with Homeboy Industries, an organization that supports ex-gang members and the previously incarcerated, the Skin Deep project has evolved into an emotionally charged series of images, insights and a newly published book. Read more