How can I Participate?

Create Your Brain Tattoo Message

  1. Portrait + Ink on skin message
  2. Tell your story with a caption in the spirit of a short letter, formatted as:

Dear World,
[your story]
[your message, as displayed in the portrait]
[your bonus content highlighting the personal impact for you in telling this story, supporting snapshots, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, etc.]

Share Your Brain Tattoo Message

Post your story to your favorite social channel and tag @dearworld, #dearworld.

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