Later, out by the sinks, I realized then it was even worse.
I didn't stare too closely, but the kid also had another tat on his right upper arm -- looked like an eagle's head -- to match the one on his left. And for good measure, there was something nondescript, about 2 inches square, over his breastbone.
And these tats were fading. How old was this kid when they branded him?
I am not a fan of child "protective" services with their broad-sense, near