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At 101, Whang-od Og­gay is the old­est tat­too artist on the planet.

Liv­ing in a re­mote part of the Philip­pines, Whang-od still works seven days a week.

Us­ing the ba­tok-style of tat­too­ing, with ink made from char­coal and wa­ter, she hand-taps into the skin with a thorn.

In the past, men in Whang-od’s tribe were tat­tooed to mark killing their first en­emy.

Now, she mostly inks tourists.

‘I do more self­ies then tat­toos these days,’ she laughed.


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