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West Carthage, NY tattoo artist Andrew Bouvia says his tattoo style resonates a lot with soldiers because of the nostalgic war imagery. Many designs, like this one, include portraits of women and roses. (Meredith Turk/North Country Public Radio)
West Carthage, NY tattoo artist Andrew Bouvia says his tattoo style resonates a lot with soldiers because of the nostalgic war imagery. Many designs, like this one, include portraits of women and roses. (Meredith Turk/North Country Public Radio)
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There are indicators for weather, the stock market, housing prices. But what about something more intangible, like indicators of soldiers' feelings?

Meredith Turk, from Here & Now contributor North Country Public Radio, met one man who can see a changing story behind what soldiers are asking for in tattoos.

This story is part of a project called "Homefront: Fort Drum" by independent producer Meredith Turk, North Country Public Radio, The Association of Independents in Radio, and with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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This segment aired on December 16, 2015.

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