Woman, 81, Has 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattooed on Chest

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 2:07 PM EDT

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Woman, 81, Has 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattooed on Chest

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 2:07 PM EDT

An 81-year-old British woman had the words "Do Not Resuscitate" tattooed on her chest earlier this year, with the message designed to tell medical personnel not to revive her if she falls seriously ill, according to a BBC News story.

According to the story, the woman said she wants to have the final say should she fall seriously ill.

Read the BBC News story HERE.