Woman Changes Kid's Name After Misspelled Tattoo

May 17, 2018
Originally published on May 17, 2018 7:12 am
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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. A woman in Sweden got a tattoo of her kids' names, Nova and Kevin - except the tattoo artist inserted a random L into her son's name. And instead of Kevin, she ended up with the name Kelvin inked on her arm. Getting it surgically removed was too expensive, so she just left it there. And after a while, she kind of got into the name Kelvin and decided the easiest thing to do, instead of changing the tattoo, she changed her kid's name. Little Kelvin's only 2 years old, so maybe he didn't notice. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.