Dad gets matching tattoo of son's surgery scar

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Josh Marshall's tattoo to match his son's scar was done by Merl Kent of Point Blank Tattoo.

Josh Marshall got a vivid, realistic scar to match his son Gabriel's surgery scar to help the young boy's confidence as he battles a rare form of brain cancer, ABC News reports.

Gabriel was diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma in March of 2015, and the surgeries to remove his tumor left him bald and with a prominent scar on the right side of his head.

"My son was very self-conscious after he got his surgery. He felt like a monster," Marshall told ABC News.

Marshall made the decision to get a matching tattoo in August 2015. He says Gabriel loves the tattoo and tells people they are like twins.

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