When Getting A Tattoo To Honor Their Late Grandma, Person Discovers Insane Connection With The Artist.

A two-photo collage. The first shows a close up of beckaroo's late grandmother, Jean. She's smiling and is wearing glasses. The second photo shows the back view of a 2003 green Subaru Forester. Text on the image reads: When I pull up to the shop on the day of my appointment, his car is parked out front and I notice something... The...

The world is so vast and, yet, I’m constantly amazed by how deeply connected we all are to one another. A story shared by TikTok user beckaroo is the perfect example. Years ago, their beloved grandma passed away. She absolutely adored her 2003 Subaru Forester. That’s why, just a year ago, they decided to get a Subaru tattoo in honor of Grandma Jean.

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Choosing who to give such an important tattoo, I imagine, isn’t easy. But while scrolling on the Instagram discover page, beckaroo came across an artist they particularly loved. From there, they found the artist’s contact info and sent him an email.

Side-view of a 2003 green Subaru Forester parked in a parking lot. Text on the image reads: He replied saying he'd be stoked to do it because he owns a 2003 green Subaru Forester just like the one my grandma had.
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In the tattoo artist’s reply, he not only agrees to do it, he expresses that he’s “stoked,” noting that he owns his own 2003 green Subaru Forester. Could there have been a better person for the job?

The answer was no, of course, but neither of them realized just how perfect the match was until this loving grandchild arrived for their appointment. When they did, they discovered the tattoo artist’s car out front. Within seconds of inspecting it, they knew it was Grandma Jean’s old car.

Grandchild Gets Subaru Tattoo in Honor of Late Grandma

Close up of beckaroo's late grandmother, Jean. She's smiling and is wearing glasses.
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The biggest giveaway? The sticker on the back that reads “Clarity is Power.” Grandma chose this sticker because Clarity was her maiden name.

Needless to say, beckaroo became overwhelmed with emotion, feeling as though this moment was meant to be. A video documenting their experience has gone viral with someone pointing out that this experience takes Subaru’s slogan, “love — it’s what makes a Subaru a Subaru,” to the next level.

View of the tattoo artist's Subaru from the back. We can see both the "Clarity is Power" sticker and the arm of the grandchild who got the tattoo. The Subaru tattoo is black and beautifully detailed. 

Text on the image reads: Yes, he had somehow came to own the exact car I had reached out to him to tattoo on me. 

(Clarity was my grandma's maiden name)
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What are the odds? As many folks have pointed out, it really does feel as though this was Grandma Jean’s way to approve of her sweet grandchild’s tattoo.

“Thanks for the wild lore, Grandma!” they wrote on TikTok.

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