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Los Angeles Dodgers superstar outfielder Matt Kemp recently had some very meaningful ink injected into his chest. To honor his late grandfather and grandmother, Kemp had a sizable portrait tattooed on the left side of his chest, and the quality of the tattoo, done by artist Jun Cha, is incredibly high quality.
To announce the new ink, Kemp tweeted the following on Sunday with the above photo attached:
If it wasn’t for my grandparents I wouldn’t b where I’m at 2day! #RIP #PaPa @juncha instagr.am/p/Ub7_YOGzWf/
— Matt Kemp (@TheRealMattKemp) January 13, 2013
Jun Cha, the tattoo artist behind the phenomenal work, posted photos of the process to his Facebook page, including the one above showing him doing the tattoo along with a close-up pic to showcase how much work went into the tattoo tribute:
A touching tribute to two people who clearly had an enormous impact upon Kemp’s life.
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Tweet Tattoos are becoming about as common among professional athletes as ever. These days you’ll be more hard-pressed to find one without a tattoo than you would ones with tattoos. Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Matt Kemp is no different, and recently got a humongous tattoo of his grandparents’ likeness on his chest: Not bad at all. [...]
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According to Larry Brown Sports the artwork was done by a tattoo artist named @JunCha.
Jun Cha is about to become very famous individual this is outstanding work, much better than the Patriots Fan who got this tattoo.
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