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01/05/2014 06:50 BST | Updated 02/05/2014 04:00 BST

Woman Spends Seven Hours Tattooing 100 Names On Her Arm For Charity

It will make your cupcake sales and fun runs shrivel in comparison - a woman has had the names of 100 strangers tattooed on her arm to raise money for charity.

But while the stunt by 24-year-old Jess Griffiths was commendable, she raised £611 for the Ty Olwen Hospice in Swansea, Wales.

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Is it us, or - considering the permanent nature of the charitable gesture - were people a bit stingy?

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Advertising space on her arm, the mum of two asked for a minimum donation of one pound per name.

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She then spent seven hours getting all the names inked on to her left arm. They include the names of seven children who passed away at a young age.

There are also the names of people from all over the world, including a breast cancer survivor from Massachusetts.