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Some Brazilians Are Tattooing A Blue Circle On Their Arms. I Couldn't Think Of A Better Reason.

There's a lot of stigma around diabetes, all of it undeserved. So this is a step in the right direction.

Some Brazilians Are Tattooing A Blue Circle On Their Arms. I Couldn't Think Of A Better Reason.

Diabetes is often called a silent killer because it doesn't always produce the most visible symptoms.



As a result, when a person with diabetes suddenly falls ill to their disease, those around wouldn't be able to guess what kind of medical attention is needed.

Those struggles are real.

Were an ambulance to arrive, even the medical personnel would have trouble immediately figuring out the issue. The solution these individuals came to is pretty brilliant.

The tattooed symbol indicating their diabetes is permanent and visible.

In that way, it also stands as a message for owning their diabetes.

Check it out:

via @Todd_Spence / Twitter

Seven years ago, Bill Murray shared a powerful story about the importance of art. The revelation came during a discussion at the National Gallery in London for the release of 2014's "The Monuments Men." The film is about a troop of soldiers on a mission to recover art stolen by the Nazis.

After his first time performing on stage in Chicago, Murray was so upset with himself that he contemplated taking his own life.

"I wasn't very good, and I remember my first experience, I was so bad I just walked out — out onto the street and just started walking," he said.

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