Inked with love: Elder brother gets arm tattooed with face of his brother who has Down Syndrome
The pictures and videos were initially taken by the brothers' mother Soares Sheila, which she later uploaded on her personal social media account.
The saying 'blood is thicker than water' still holds true in the world, for in recent news, a young man got his arm tattooed with the face of his younger brother who suffers from down syndrome. The two brothers, Rafa and Erick, from Rio De Janerio, stormed the internet with their love and affection after the elder sibling showed the younger his latest tattoo.
In the video, the two brothers appear to be sitting in a car when the elder brother decides to show off his latest inking to his younger brother, a young boy suffering from down syndrome. As soon as the younger sibling sees his brother's tattoo, he notices his own face wearing a lion’s head inked on his brother's arm and starts to admire the beauty.
The video footage of Rafa showing his younger brother Erick his tattoo has touched the hearts of millions of people worldwide, including all those siblings as well who usually tend to lunge at each other’s throats as they wage the never-ending war for domestic dominance and to see ‘who mum and dad loves best’.
The pictures and videos were initially taken by the brothers' mother Soares Sheila, which she later uploaded on her personal Facebook account, according to UNILAD. In the captions, she spoke about her utter joy and gratitude at her eldest son’s heartwarming gesture for his little brother. "Look at my puppy’s reaction to the beautiful tribute, his face tattooed inside a lion’s mouth. The video is EXCITING. That’s why I saw Rafa asking Erick to make a brave face."
In the video, if you look closely, you can see the incredible way in which Erick takes in every detail of Rafa’s amazing body art, which is bound to bring a smile on any person's face. The video is also proof of the love between the two siblings, as they share a tender embrace and moment of brotherly affection between them.
In another follow-up post, the brothers' mom wrote about the unbelievable response she got after she posted the video and photos of her sons sharing a beautiful, brotherly moment together. "My dear friends, when I posted this video I could swear that it would not cause this dimension of sharing that caused," she said in her post.
"THIS IS CALLED GOD. Because he was the cause of the success of this video, because contrary to what many people think, I have never had anything easy in this life, only US and GOD and the closest friends know well what I’ve already spent in life so Erick is here with us. Out many battles, many approvals, many fights, many defeats, and many victories, but I never gave up on my children. And I won. (sic)"
The mother of two then went on to thank all the people who had responded to the video with gratitude and warm wishes, hence concluding her post. "I swear to all of you that my intention when I posted this video was just to show one more of their episodes. Many thanks to all the friends who shared the video of my children, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart to all you guys."