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World's Most Tattooed Senior Lady

Isobel Varley Spent $40,000 on Wearable Art

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Using her body like a canvas, Isobel Varley, who turned 71 in 2009, is recognized as the most tattooed septuagenarian woman.
Isobel Varley

Isobel Varley

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Varley, who spent more than $40,000 on tattoos, began her body modification project in 1986, after visiting her first tattoo convention. She says her fingers, toes and forehead were the most painful parts to tattoo . . . and she's tattooed the parts of her body that you can't show on TV.

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