– [Narrator] High up in the Cordillera mountains in the Philippines, in the village of Buscalan, lives a woman who is the last of her kind. (foreign language) (bustling village) – Mambabatok is the name
given to the traditional tattoo artist of the Kalinga ethnic group. The artists are masters of
their thousand-year-old trade. Originally giving tattoos to
warriors who won in battle. (foreign language) (tapping) – Every year thousands of
tourists make the journey to see Whang-Od and get
one of her famous tattoos. (foreign language) – Whang-Od is now the last
mambabatok, but she’s teaching her grand niece to carry
on the family tradition. (foreign language)

This 101-Year-Old Tattoo Artist Is the Last of Her Kind
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100 thoughts on “This 101-Year-Old Tattoo Artist Is the Last of Her Kind

  • September 9, 2019 at 12:40 pm
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    AWESOME!!!!

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  • September 9, 2019 at 12:52 pm
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    Nobody wants to give her credit for some stable pair of hands at 101yrs old.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 12:53 pm
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    Coolest 101 year old ever:

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  • September 9, 2019 at 12:53 pm
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    Yup no Thanks mama

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  • September 9, 2019 at 1:20 pm
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    She's beautiful.🤗

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  • September 9, 2019 at 1:43 pm
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    Sisters it's haraaam it's haraaam..stay away from this grevious sin..it's hraam..our beloved creator, has forbidden us to harm oneself, ones body, coz this body is the gift from Alllah .He has bestowed us this hugge bounty upon us .and He himself has the full authority to take away life from it..this is why suicide too is huggee sin and crime .
    Plz oh dear brothers and sisters, it's the dunya and love for dunya has lead us astray,, away from the truth the truth of punsihment of hellfire, and blissful jannah for those who do gooood.

    Plz plz stay away from such fitnaas,do not harm or put oneself in pain and agony.
    Moreover prophet saw has clearly said tattooing is haraaam .

    Alhmdulillaah after seeing and listening this old sister I have got convinced that tattooing is not something new,,it's been followed and practiced from very ancient days..
    Prophet sallahu alaihiwasalm has cursed those who tattoo and those who get it done,(on them)

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  • September 9, 2019 at 1:50 pm
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    Is it painful to see her tatoo
    Cuz it looks scary ;-;

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  • September 9, 2019 at 1:58 pm
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    Sakit nyan shet!

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:04 pm
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    this is so heartwarming to watch

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:12 pm
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    She was born in the jungle,theres no record of her birth.101yrs old is just a guess

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:21 pm
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    Yeah but can she do Barqtoos ? Do ancient asians even drink root beer?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:21 pm
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    Astughfirullah!!

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm
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    Do not confuse the Greek philiosopher Phillippines ( pronounced 'Fuh-LIP-uh-neez' ) with the uh 'country'

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:27 pm
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    Well im a filipino but i dint understand her😅Sorry grandma😅👵

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:31 pm
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    0:38 what i aspire to look like with my girlfriends 80 years later still happy and healthy. They mean so much to me 💘😭

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:47 pm
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    I would save up and make a trip there and get a tattoo and spend 3 weeks to a months there. I'll leave there with my life span increase by 10 years.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:53 pm
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    Do you find it sad that this form of tattooing is going to die?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:54 pm
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    Garbage

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  • September 9, 2019 at 3:23 pm
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    My fam: SHES SINFULL

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  • September 9, 2019 at 3:33 pm
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    Shes amazing 🙏

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  • September 9, 2019 at 3:34 pm
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    What's her diet plan?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 3:54 pm
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    Dat shit hurted

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  • September 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm
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    this looks painful

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  • September 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm
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    Does that hurt?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 4:23 pm
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    Does it hurt

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  • September 9, 2019 at 4:27 pm
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    GOOD! And good riddance

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  • September 9, 2019 at 4:32 pm
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    As a nurse, the idea of doing this in a non-sterile environment makes me cringe. She looks amazing! I hope she lives to be 110!

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  • September 9, 2019 at 5:01 pm
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    She is such a sweet and beautiful lady.❤️

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  • September 9, 2019 at 5:09 pm
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    Bet she never smoked. Incredible set of teeth for a 101 year old! Stunning smile.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 5:40 pm
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    Naiinis ako sa mukha ni Coco Martin sa shirt ni nanay 😂

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  • September 9, 2019 at 5:45 pm
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    Ok who are Filipino dito na Hindi Rin Alam Yung sinabi niya

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  • September 9, 2019 at 5:50 pm
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    I need her secrets to maintaining a happy and healthy old living

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  • September 9, 2019 at 6:04 pm
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    I'd love to get s tat by her..if not Id like to get one in Africa

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  • September 9, 2019 at 6:20 pm
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    I dont care if she the last of her trade those tattoos she giving out are demonic.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 6:46 pm
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    um use some damn gloves its 2019

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  • September 9, 2019 at 6:54 pm
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    Is that brofist on thumbnail

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  • September 9, 2019 at 7:16 pm
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    My co worker is going there soon to get a tattoo from her

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  • September 9, 2019 at 7:22 pm
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    Nice🔥🔥🔥🔥

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  • September 9, 2019 at 8:21 pm
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    Infection city

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  • September 9, 2019 at 8:34 pm
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    That looks like that hurts

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  • September 9, 2019 at 8:45 pm
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    Where the Filipinos At?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 9:06 pm
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    Good teeth

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  • September 9, 2019 at 9:33 pm
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    PLEASEE TELL ME WHAT YOU EAT !!!!!😢 102 AHHHH I AM IN MY 21 AND FEEL LIKE DYING .

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  • September 9, 2019 at 9:46 pm
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    Great Big Story: "Last of her Kind"

    Me before watching: The last of the good tattoo artist.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 10:34 pm
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    She certainly doesn’t look 101. Keep up the amazing work of art.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:03 pm
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    I don't know why's that on my recommended list, but I'm genuinely surprised

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:09 pm
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    I am Filipino but I’m surprised I’ve had no knowledge of this but this is so interesting.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:19 pm
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    She's part of the 9 year old army

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:30 pm
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    Cool stuff

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:56 pm
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    Such A Beautiful Woman❤

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  • September 10, 2019 at 12:21 am
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    The interviewer sounds like the storyteller for legos birthday the one that told how legos were invented

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  • September 10, 2019 at 12:50 am
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    What if she died mid tattoo

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  • September 10, 2019 at 12:51 am
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    😳🤗😍👏👏👏💛

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:02 am
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    Now this is what I call HEALTHY tattoos

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:20 am
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    Am I the only one that thinks she’s really pretty?

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:25 am
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    She’s so beautiful!

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:48 am
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    I feel so sad because she is the last and she herself said she doesnt want the tradition to go away

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:00 am
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    What a master. Finds a thorn and some bbq briquettes and smashes it into people with designs not seen since kindergarten.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:05 am
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    Hehehe…she looks more gangster than some of these fools out here thinking their hard with two tattoos…😀

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:11 am
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    She should accept disciples. To continue the tradition
    Edit: ok she taught her grandniece that's good

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:17 am
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    Dope

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:18 am
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    Oldest and most painful

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:37 am
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    “I wanna learn that seems cool “, is the first thing I said after watching this

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:58 am
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    AWWWWW my heart melted

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  • September 10, 2019 at 3:02 am
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    I felt she looked beautiful. But how in her age? I mean like a reflections of her beauty from her times are still remnant.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 4:33 am
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    Im from kalinga but im not in buscalan im in Tabuk

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  • September 10, 2019 at 5:33 am
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    ngl that kind of tattooing actually sounds fun

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  • September 10, 2019 at 6:38 am
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    100% fake 101, years old 😂😂😂

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  • September 10, 2019 at 6:51 am
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    I have my grandma she is 106 she

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  • September 10, 2019 at 7:18 am
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    I really like her voice

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  • September 10, 2019 at 8:19 am
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    Her voice is so cute and also she looks really healthier.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 8:25 am
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    im afraid if shes gone cuz this tradition will go extinct

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  • September 10, 2019 at 8:56 am
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    am philipino
    and last time my class study about her
    like if you are also philipino

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  • September 10, 2019 at 9:17 am
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    Awesome.
    Love from India.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 10:19 am
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    101 amd shes got better teeth than most….

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  • September 10, 2019 at 10:21 am
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    Well its my first time seeing a 101 year old woman who can actually walk!

    With some bad ass tattoo!

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  • September 10, 2019 at 10:30 am
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    Kaway kaway sa mga PILIPINO
    🙌🏻

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  • September 10, 2019 at 10:47 am
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    It seems sooo painful .

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  • September 10, 2019 at 12:35 pm
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    I'm pretty sure she's not the last of her kind. She trained her granddaughters from her nephews. So I must say that she isnt the last of her kind.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:32 pm
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    She looks super young for her age

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:05 pm
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    Looks more like bone tattoos

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:29 pm
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    Her teeth look better than mine…

    Guess my age

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:42 pm
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    This lady is the only one worthy to say "back in my day"

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  • September 10, 2019 at 6:31 pm
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    She looks so beautiful

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  • September 10, 2019 at 6:55 pm
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    wow shes 101

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  • September 10, 2019 at 8:23 pm
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    Back in my day ….

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  • September 11, 2019 at 2:51 am
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    If i went there i don't trust a nail near me

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  • September 11, 2019 at 3:11 am
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    How does she know how old she is?

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  • September 11, 2019 at 3:13 am
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    Amazing!!

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  • September 11, 2019 at 3:29 am
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    Lets keep her alive at all costs 💖🤗

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  • September 11, 2019 at 5:04 am
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    She dead LOOOL :joy:

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  • September 11, 2019 at 7:19 am
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    She looks so young😮

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  • September 11, 2019 at 10:34 am
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    I was about to be scared if she couldn’t reach her family tradition

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  • September 11, 2019 at 3:44 pm
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    And I want to get tattoo from her, because some people say she can't do some patterns even just a dot I will be so happy, fellow Filipinos? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

    👇🏻

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  • September 11, 2019 at 9:06 pm
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    She is so beautiful! I'm happy she's teaching her grand niece the craft.

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  • September 11, 2019 at 11:40 pm
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    Wow! What a lady! And still all her real teeth! Wow! Wish I could go that far that way! So fit, young and happy! Gee, now that's some great motivation for getting old well in shape! Keep it up! 🖒😄💖

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  • September 12, 2019 at 7:37 am
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    Wow fantastic

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  • September 12, 2019 at 9:42 am
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    Any Filipinoes here in the comment section? ANYONE???!!!!

    Cuz im a Filipino. Just wanted to make sure im not lonely.

    In tagalog: Filipino kasi ako. Gusto ko lang mapasigurado na hindi ako malulungkot

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  • September 13, 2019 at 2:08 am
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    I am proud to be a Filipino
    👇🏻

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  • September 13, 2019 at 8:22 am
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    Dont let thiz South East Asia culture died and dont let others culture cultivate it

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