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Drawing of tattoo showing anatomical heart with banner reading EVAN
ANTHONY WORE HIS HEART ON HIS SLEEVE

Every emotion he ever knew was captured in those tattoos. Every emotion except one: the feeling of watching a young patient awaiting a replacement for his failing heart. The waiting was hard on both of them. So they made a deal. Evan, the patient, would draw a tattoo, and one the day of his transplant, Anthony, the nurse, would get the tattoo on his leg.

And so they did, with each acquiring something new and permanent: a friendship.

It keeps them going to this day.

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