“I am not someone to be afraid of and I fully understand that my look can be overwhelming to some people. But then dont be shy, come on over and ask me. I am not going to bite.”


To see a person with extreme body modifications on the street is steadily becoming more and more common in big cities. The lifestyle has a firm grip in its community members and to someone on the outside it can seem very extreme.


Stereotypes include ideas about criminal and gang related activities, masochism, devil worship and issues with mental illness.


Most commonly asked: Why do you do it? When did it start? Does it hurt to look like that? Are you into devil worship? What does your parents say? Are children afraid of you?

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