Surgery to Tattoo Beating Hearts is a Hoax

By: Cecilia Biemann - Published:   Updated: Apr 6 2011 • References: truelovetattoos.org & notcot.org
Keen to let every heartbeat wear your loved one’s name?

True Love Tattoos, run by doctor and tattoo artist Dr. Valentin Vikunjevski, is offering you the opportunity to book a three-hour open heart surgery procedure and have your loved one’s name inked on your beating heart.

However, this faux tattoo parlor is a hoax--check out our expose below.

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