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Award-Winning Stephen Hawking Tattoo!

October 22nd, 2008 by

A science enthusiast and tattoo artist-in-training got Stephen Hawking’s face tattooed on his leg along with a quote from the Monty Python movie “Life of Brian”: “He’s not the messiah. He’s a very naughty boy.” Now there’s a combination of ideologies.

“I read A Brief History of Time, but to be honest I didn’t understand a word, but I respect the man and that’s why I got his face tattooed on my leg,” says Jack Newton, of the UK. He goes on to call Hawking “an amazing example of how illness does not necessarily stop a man from doing great things. Newton has taken home a couple of tattoo trophies for his salute to Hawking.

Hawking Tat


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