Actually, Derek Bro Sr., from Alberta, Canada, He spent 30 hours getting a replica of his son’s birthmark tattoo, which covers a large part of his chest.
“I knew he was aware of that,” Bro said. “I saw how he was reacting, and it made me want to do it so that he wouldn’t be the only one.”
Bro got his tattoo at Juicy Quill Studio in Stony Plain, Alberta. Owner Tony Gibbert told CBC he’s glad he helped Prue cheer Derek.
“I think it’s amazing how you were able to comfort your son in this way,” said Gibbert. “It’s more than just your son seeing your name, or something, you can actually, like, change the way he feels about himself.”
However, the process was not a walk in the park.
In total, it took about 30 hours over six to eight weeks to complete the tattoo.
“He was sitting for it,” said Gibbert. “It’s very painful.”
Pro Tell a news outlet He wasn’t really expecting it to take so long.
“It was good to do it,” said Bro. It was a long process to do so. I thought it would be, for example, a few hours. “
He added, “I am glad I did not know how long it would take.”
Regardless, she told Pro CBC that the long hours and pain were worth it.
“Now we have the same signs for life,” he said.