"...Carl Nathaniel Drewett, 28, got the gothic script years ago while he was in prison, but now wants it removed to move on with his life.
He went from being proud of the tattoo to wearing a beanie to hide it.
Drewett, who lives in Templeton, outside Christchurch, has been trying to raise money for the laser treatment, including applying for funds through government agencies..."
I have a better solution- for the taxpayers. Vodka- supplied at the recipient's expense, of course, will dull the pain AND keep away infection!