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These Matching and Coordinating Hermana Tattoos Are The Perfect Picks For Your Nest Ink Piece

Hermanas. You love them, and sometimes you just as easily “can’t” with them.

They say that the best kind of relationships have passion in them. And, is there anything more passionate than sisters fighting over who wore what clothes? At the end of the day, there’s no denying that you’ve got an unbreakable bond – whether it be from covering for the other when parents stick their noses where they don’t belong, to inventing elaborate dance routines to your favorite Selina song. And so, to celebrate that feeling of sisterhood, we’ve put together a gallery of tattoos that these sisters have gotten inked to show off their strong, unique connection.

1. The pinky swear

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We all know that you can’t break a promise if you pinky swear on it. That’s probably why a pinky swear tattoo works so well! It’s a great, if small, reminder of your inextricable bond with your sister. It doesn’t matter if she’s a sister by blood, or a sister by choice, you know you’re bound for life – just like how you’re bound by your pinky swears!

2. Dinosaurs with a tin can telephone

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Maybe it’s time you recognized the fact that you and your sister aren’t really spring chickens anymore. In fact, perhaps you’re more like … dinosaurs? But, you both still know how to get in touch with your inner child, and also keep in touch with each other. Clearly, these sisters knew this about themselves and brought it to life through their ink.

3. Unique flowers

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You know what makes getting a tattoo less nerve-wracking? Getting it done with someone else! And what better way to celebrate sisterhood than to go through the pain together – and end up with something as beautiful and delicate as a flower?

4. Tiny love hearts

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Okay, we’ll admit, getting little love hearts to symbolize your connection to your sister is a tad cliche. But. Getting these sisters have put a nice twist on the theme, by leaving only one heart filled in with color to show what rank they are in the pecking order.

5. Simple text and dates

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If there’s anyone who cares about your date of birth, it’s your sister. After all, it determined how you grew up! Who got the hand-me-down clothes, who got to drive first, and who got in trouble the most. This tattoo respects not only your sisterhood but also the importance of your birthday.

6. A compass

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Who’s got your back when the chips are down? Your sister, of course! That’s what this tattoo is all about. No matter if you’re feeling lost and alone, you know that you can always find your way back to your sister, and she’ll be there for you when you need it the most.

7. The Capricorn constellation

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This is a tattoo that’s specifically for twins. Or, sisters somehow lucky enough to be born under the same star sign. These two have gotten the Capricorn constellation inked on their arms, but you can always switch it up to match your own zodiac.

8. No matter where/No matter what

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When you get married, you’re actively making the choice to unconditionally stick by someone. But when you’re sisters, well, that unconditional love just comes naturally to you. The “no matter where” and “no matter what” statement tattoos capture this perfectly.

9. There’s no better friend than a sister

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You know how the saying goes: you have friends for a reason, friends for a season, or friends for a lifetime. Sisters definitely fall into the third category of friend. So, why not wear that proudly on your arm? Especially since there really is no better friend than a sister.

10. One of two

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This is a really simple tattoo that can be customized if need be. You’re one of five? Then, you can get that inked, instead. It’s not a gender-specific statement either, so it could be used for a mix of siblings, too! Although we can’t blame these sisters for preferring a cute cursive for their tattoo – we can imagine it would work really well if it was done in either mom or dad’s handwriting, too.

11. Hidden words in a delicate picture

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From one direction, it looks like a beautiful rose blossoming from a twirling stem. But looking from another direction, you can see “sis” clearly written with the end of the flower! It’s these kinds of images that remind us of those deeply personal secrets that only sisters can know.

12. Similar, but different, sister tattoos

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Chances are if you’ve ever revealed to a stranger who your sister is, you get one of two kinds of responses. Either it’s, “Oh wow, of course! You guys are so similar!” Or, “Really? You guys are nothing alike.” But, both you and your sister know the truth: the two of you have just as many things in common as you do have differences. And that’s why these tattoos would be perfect for you guys – you’re similar but different.

13. Itty bitty avocados

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You love guac, and you love your sister. She loves her avocados, and she loves you too. So, why not get a cute tattoo commemorating just how important both of them are to you and your sister? The tiny hearts are a great addition to show who’s sister número una, and sister número dos.

14. Small elephants

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You know why elephants are such a great tattoo to show family bonds? Because that’s what they’re all about. Elephants have been found to place a lot of importance on their relationships, and they have long memories to boot. Let’s face it, we all know you’ll never forget that one time your sister borrowed your dress and ruined it – and you still love her, anyway. So, that’s why matching elephant tattoos are quintessential sister tatts.

15. Birds on a branch

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This is the perfect tattoo if you and your sisters have flown the nest, so to speak. You know that no matter where you babes end up, you’ll always know you can fly home to be with your flock. And doesn’t the thought of that just make your heart soar?

16. Fractions

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If you’ve ever thought that maths are a strong point for you, then this is the tattoo to get with your sisters. Or, if you’ve ever been known to flip them the bird, then this is also a great tattoo for you troublemakers. Oh, what? You weren’t arguing, you were just showing off your tatt? Sure, Jan.

17. The sneaky pop culture reference

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Okay, maybe this isn’t that sneaky, considering every babe with taste was watching The Powerpuff Girls in the 90s. But, it is nice to think that, underneath it all, you and your sisters are just superheroes made of sugar, spice, and everything nice. Oh, and Chemical X.

Which of these tattoos has inspired you to get your own special sister ink? Let us know on our Facebook page – you can find it by clicking on the logo at the top of the page.

 

A Mother Was Hospitalized After Her Daughter’s Bullies Attacked Her

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A Mother Was Hospitalized After Her Daughter’s Bullies Attacked Her

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A Latina mother was hospitalized after her two of her daughter’s bullies beat her up outside James Logan High School in Northern California. Maria “Lupita” Guadalupe Jimenez and her husband, Eder Rojas, are choosing to transfer their 16-year-old daughter to another school after their entire family was targeted by a group of bullies outside James Logan High School. On Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, Jimenez arrived with her husband, 16-year-old daughter and 3-month-old daughter for a scheduled appointment to meet with the school’s principal about her daughter’s bullies. Two girls ganged up on the family as they were getting out of the car. Rojas did everything he could to protect his daughter, so the girls began beating on his wife. Even after they knocked her unconscious, they continued to kick her in the head. Jimenez was recovering from a C-section just a few months prior and had to be hospitalized for two days. She underwent surgery to repair three fractures in her nose.

Police were called to the scene and one girl has been arrested. As Jimenez’s family plans to hire a lawyer, her friends are raising money for her medical expenses like true Americans: through a GoFundMe.

“I thought we were safe on campus,” Maria Jimenez told a local news station.

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Jimenez and Eder Rojas knew that their daughter was being bullied, but they never imagined that her bullies would go on to physically assault them both. They decided that they wanted to go inside and speak with the principal as they were dropping their daughter off at school. Their daughter had spoken with the principal several times over the last year but her concerns weren’t taken seriously. It got to the point where she was afraid to go to school and wanted to just stop altogether. That’s when Jimenez and Rojas decided to step in and inadvertently prove just how dangerous these “bullies” were.

Jimenez recalls how one of the teen girls brought her to the ground by her hair and started dragging her. “The girl was very furious, they grabbed me by the hair and dragged me,” she told ABC7 NewsI just wanted to talk to the principal, you’d never imagine a kid would hit an adult, I thought we were safe on campus,” Jimenez added. 

Jimenez was released from the hospital two days later with orders to return for surgery.

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Jimenez’s nose is fractured in three places and had to undergo surgery in order for her nose to heal properly. Jimenez reportedly saw the girls approaching ready to hit her daughter but she told them, “No te metas,” or “don’t mess.” That’s when she dragged her to the ground by the hair and hit her so hard she became too dizzy to even stand up again. 

Rojas wouldn’t allow them to hurt her daughter anymore. “They want to hit my daughter but I cover a lot that they didn’t they couldn’t get there so they grabbed my wife,” Rojas told KRON4. “She has the bones broken right here, she has the eyes all red a bump here.” The family may have not been outnumbered but they weren’t prepared to fight a group of aggressive teenagers. “I feel really angry, sad at the same time,” Rojas added about the whole situation.

One of the teens has since been arrested on charges of battery with serious bodily injury.

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Union City Police arrived at the high school at 8:44 a.m. along with paramedics. Because the suspects are minors, their names will not be released to protect their privacy. Police say that the suspect has been released under adult supervision and was assigned a court date. “The case continues under investigation and the names of the people involved will not be released at this time. We don’t believe there are more suspects related to the case, ” Lt. Steve Méndez said in a statement.

Thus far, the school has only responded by sending a mass email to parents to publicly state: “We are investigating and following up on this incident working directly with the Union City Police Department, and taking disciplinary actions. We believe this incident to be between the two Logan students and does not appear to involve any other Logan students.”

A friend of the family has raised nearly $10,000 to help the family with medical costs.

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The physical assault all happened while their 3-month-old baby was inside the car. Because Jimenez was recovering from cesarean surgery, her medical needs were more pressing. In less than a week, a friend of Jimenez has raised $9,154 dollars through GoFundMe to help the family pay another long list of medical expenses, just months after the hospital expenses associated with having a C-section.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Guatemalan Son Is Becoming A Bodybuilder And He Is Definitely A Thirst Trap

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Guatemalan Son Is Becoming A Bodybuilder And He Is Definitely A Thirst Trap

In case you missed it, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger has a Latino son who won the genetic jackpot and has become a steamy bodybuilder himself. The last time we heard of Joseph Baena was when he was just 14 years old and in the headlines as Schwarzenneger’s love child with his Guatemalan housekeeper. Since the discovery, both the Schwarzenneger and Baena families have been torn apart but the father-son duo seems to be bonded in their shared love for bodybuilding. 

The Guatemalan-Austrian 22-year-old is following in his biological father’s footsteps, making a name for himself in the bodybuilding community and pursuing a career in acting. Still, Schwarzenegger’s other children have yet to accept their Latino brother as their own. Meanwhile, the rest of us are accepting every muscly inch of our new Guatemalan hunk, and Baena’s Instagram account is the thirst trap that just keeps on giving.

Baena has won the social media #classicchallenge, which seeks the best Arnold Schwarzenegger look-a-like iconic bodybuilding poses, six times in a row.

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According to the Los Angeles Times breaking 2011 story, it wasn’t until Joseph started getting older that suspicions started to arise. He looked so much like Arnold. Mildred ‘Patty’ Baena worked for the Schwarzenegger family for more than 20 years. While Schwarzenegger’s wife, Maria Shriver, and their children were out of town for a weekend, the two had an affair in the Schwarzenegger’s guest house. Nine months later, Joseph was born. Just a few days before, Schwarzenegger’s wife gave birth to their son, Christopher. That means that Baena and Shriver were pregnant with Schwarzenegger’s sons at the same time in the same house without knowing it.

As Joseph started to reach his toddler years, suspicions arose. It wasn’t until Joseph was seven or eight years old that Schwarzenegger realized Joseph was his son. Still, the secret remained for another six years until the truth bubbled to the surface, resulting in divorces for both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Patty Baena.  

Schwarzenegger bought Baena a four-bedroom home in Bakersfield, California and financed Joseph’s business degree at Pepperdine University.

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Some of the best times of my life are because of this school and the people in these pictures,” Baena posted to his social media in April 2019. “I am so incredibly grateful to have the privilege to study at and graduate from such a beautiful and high caliber school. I now have my degree in business administration and with that, I believe this is only the beginning of a new road. Let’s see where it takes us!” Baena’s social media has exploded to over 130,000 followers, and we don’t think many of them are interested in his business pursuits.

Baena has called his father “the best training partner in the world.”

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Baena has no hesitation when it comes to expressing his love for his father on social media. Of course, it’s been nearly a decade since the truth was made public. “After leaving the governor’s office I told my wife about this event, which occurred over a decade ago,” Schwarzenegger told the Los Angeles Times in 2011. “I understand and deserve the feelings of anger and disappointment among my friends and family. There are no excuses and I take full responsibility for the hurt I have caused. I have apologized to Maria, my children and my family. I am truly sorry.”

Since then, he’s taken full responsibility for Joseph and seems to have fostered a genuine father-son relationship.

Meanwhile, his mom, Patty, is living her best life and has gone on to graduate culinary school!

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In February 2008, Baena filed for divorce from her husband, Rogelio, after he confronted her about the paternity of Joseph. Rogelio later went on to sue Schwarzenegger for allegedly conspiring to falsify Joseph’s birth certificate, but it was revealed that nobody knew Schwarzenegger was the father at the time. Baena retired from her work with the Schwarzeneggers just a few months before the news broke about the love affair. She was given a severance package that has allowed her to move onto other career pursuits.

I’m so dang proud of my momma! Today she graduated culinary school and I could be happier for her as she continues to live out her dreams as a chef! 💕Next stop…#TopChef #IronChef” he shared his congratulations on social media.

All we know is that Joseph Baena is making a business out of stealing hearts.

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Sure, he’s been gifted prized genetics and the financial privileges of being the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger, but it’s undeniable that Joseph Baena is putting in the work to become a prestigious athlete in his own right. Bet this body was built on chiles rellenos.

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