Inked: Dads with tattoos

Jun 11, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Dads are so important in our lives and the lives of our children. If the sight of a tattooed man with his child makes your heart leap, do we have a collection for you! We found some of the coolest, most interesting and heartwarming pictures of tattooed dads and their kids — and the stories to go along with them.

Jared's tattoo pictureJared

Jared, father of two from Edmonton, Alberta (Canada), pictured with daughter Emmalee

"My next big tattoo will probably be my backpiece. It's going to have three figures that represent guardians and protection. As for tattoos for my children, my plan is to let them decide what I should get for them. I think that would mean more to them (and me as well) because they get to pick, not just me."

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