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The Human Orc

By Guardian Exclusive
11 November 2020   |   6:50 pm
In Brazil, a 41-year-old man has taken his love for tattoos to a whole new level by having two giant tusks fitted onto his bottom row of teeth in an attempt to make himself look like a real-life orc.⁣ ⁣

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