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When I was in elementary school, most of the “what do you want to be when you grow up” answers were standard: teacher, firefighter, ballerina. Unless you asked Jenna Palmer, that is. “I’ve been wanting to tattoo ever since I can remember,” she says, now 23 years old and a tattoo apprentice, during the Kickstarter video in support of a new tattoo parlor in her hometown of St. Augustine, Florida.