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Unemployed Dad with noticeable face tattoo pleads for work on Facebook after months of unsuccessful job hunting

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In a heartwarming story that shows just how powerful kindness and social media can be, a young man from New Zealand named Mark Cropp has turned his life around in a way that’s almost like a fairy tale.

After spending over two years in jail for a mistake he made, Mark was ready for a new beginning. But, he had a big challenge to overcome: a huge tattoo that covered half of his face with the word “Devast8.”

Unemployed Dad with noticeable face tattoo pleads for work on Facebook after months of unsuccessful job hunting
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Mark got this tattoo in prison, using a mix of toothpaste and melted utensils, during a night when he wasn’t thinking clearly.

When Mark was freed, he wanted to work and support his family, but finding a job was tough because of his tattoo. Mark shared with Daily Mail Australia that the tattoo represented a time in his life when he felt he ruined everything he touched. But then, he decided to ask for help in an unusual way.

Unemployed Dad with noticeable face tattoo pleads for work on Facebook after months of unsuccessful job hunting
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Mark posted a photo of himself on Facebook, asking for a chance to work and turn his life around.

His story quickly spread online and reached the kind people at Sacred Tattoo in Auckland. They were moved by Mark’s honesty and determination to change. So, they offered to remove his “Devast8” tattoo for free, showing how a small act of kindness can make a big difference.

Unemployed Dad with noticeable face tattoo pleads for work on Facebook after months of unsuccessful job hunting
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Thanks to his bravery in sharing his story and the support from Sacred Tattoo, Mark found a job at a scaffolding company, where he makes $22 an hour. It’s a beautiful reminder that everyone deserves a chance to start over, no matter their past.

Unemployed Dad with noticeable face tattoo pleads for work on Facebook after months of unsuccessful job hunting
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What do you think about Mark’s journey to a new life? Do you believe in second chances? Share your thoughts!