Julia Gnuse


Julia Gnuse

Julia Gnuse, commonly known by the nickname The Illustrated Lady, holds the Guinness Record for being the most tattooed woman in the world, [cite web
last = Mark
first = Michelle
title = SHOCK VALUE
url=http://www.calgarysun.com/perl-bin/niveau2.cgi?s=Lifestyles&p=92453.html&a=1
accessdate = 2007-05-06
] having coverage of 95% of her body (including her face). [Citation
last = National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, LONDON
first =
title = Amazing facts about tattoos
url=http://www.nmm.ac.uk/server/show/ConWebDoc.18461
access-date = 2007-05-16
] Gnuse was born with porphyria, a condition in which sunlight results in blistering of the skin. As the blisters often result in scarring, she began getting tattoos as a way to cover up the scars. However, the tattoos do not prevent the skin from blistering [cite episode
title = Larry King Interviews Dean Cain
episodelink =
series = CNN LARRY KING LIVE
url = http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0201/03/lkl.00.html
serieslink =
airdate = January 3, 2002
season = 2
number = 4
] as they are purely aesthetic.

She currently resides in Foothill Ranch, California. [Citation
last = ePodunk
first =
title = Foothill Ranch
url=http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=10167
access-date = 2007-05-06
]

References

ee also

*Full body tattoo
*Porphyria cutanea tarda

External links

*imdb name|id=1556423|name=Julia Gnuse


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