Jamie’s story

SECOND CHANCES

Father of four Jamie was nominated for SECOND CHANCES by The Nehemiah Project. Here is his story.

My name is Jamie and I live in Croydon, I was born not far from here. I got the tattoo on my face a few years ago. I don’t know why I got it. It was a moment of madness. “They should have shot me when I was born” at the time that's what I thought. I wasn’t in a good place and I hated the world and I didn't want to go on. It wasn’t a very pleasant time.

Session 1

Session 1

Jamie first came to NAAMA with a face tattoo he wanted removed.

Session 2

Session 2

Jamie responded really well to treatment and his tattoo began to fade.

Session 6

Session 6

The tattoo loses its form, the ink begins to disappear.

Session 8

Session 8

After just 3 months the ink has almost been removed, leaving the skin clear.

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As time went on my little girl got older and she started asking what it said. If I am honest, I stopped noticing it but it's not a very nice thing for her to see. She is 10 now and I don’t want her to see it. I got this opportunity and I just grabbed it. The whole process has been exceptional. The NAAMA team has first-class abilities and I look forward to coming in every time.

NAAMA studios has been amazing. I feel very welcome and put at ease. The removal wasn’t really painful for me, I have no scarring. Everyone is amazed at it and anyone who has seen it can’t believe it. It’s changed my life. Onwards and upwards for me. I’ve got more confidence. I am more approachable. It’s a huge relief that my grandchildren will never have to see it. It’s like it was never there.

“This experience changed my life. I've got a my confidence back. I feel like a new person, I feel like the real me. I am proud now of who I am.”

Jamie Haines

Your skin. Your story

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I struggled at one point but I know I am a good person. The tattoo was a reminder of where I was when I was in that bad place. When the tattoo is gone, that's gone. People used to stare and tried to see what is on my face. I look like a new person. Everybody around me can see that.

It took only four sessions and you can't read it now. I'm forever grateful, I get a bit emotional about it. For what everyone's done. I just take one day at a time now... I have built my relationships back with my children. I feel like a new person, I feel like the real me. I am proud now of who I am. Now I have 7 grandchildren and I am really happy they won’t see it and I won’t have to explain what it means. I feel very lucky, I feel amazing. I am simply enjoying life and looking forward to every day. This experience changed my life.

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