Come one, come all! The circus is now open for business and ready to show the world how normal can sometimes be considered boring. From back breakers to Elephant riders, circus performers overcame the impossible. No matter what kind of challenges were thrown there way, performers have taken a stance to serve as inspirations to all!
This article is not meant to exploit, but rather to share the rare talent of people who chose to display their true selves in an effort to better their lives, as well as the lives of others.
You might not guess it by looking at her that Artoria Gibbons was born on a farm in Wisconsin. In an interview with Arthur Lewis, Artoria said, “[Red Gibbons] was the tattoo artist and if I let him tattoo me I could join the show and see the world.” More than 80% of Artori’as body was covered in tattoos. Her husband, Red Gibbons, tattooed each one of them.