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Until only recently tattoos were not common in Cuba. Like having long hair or piercings, being tattooed somehow signaled to authorities that you were a troublemaker and inevitably led to being hassled by police. Now tattoos are much more common. Still I haven’t seen another tattoo quite like the one on this Havana-resident. “Lots of cops, no fun,” it reads.
Although near 100 years old, this yuca farmer was full of life and good humor. He said his secret was “never stop working.”