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Celebrate Navy Day with Sailor Jerry Rum

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Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 19 and traveled the world until he settled in Hawaii. He opened his tattoo parlor in the notoriously chaotic Hotel Street District of Honolulu during WWII. Here, his clientele were men one-step away from wartime experiences that would define the rest of their lives. On […]