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7 February 2013, 12:06
The 'Impossible' singer has been immortalised in tattoo form on a German fan's thigh.
A James Arthur fan has revealed she has had the 'Impossible' singer's face tattooed on her thigh in honour of how much he has inspired her to follow her dreams.
German primary school teacher Ines Koch, from Bergen in the south of Hamburg, spent four hours having a picture of the singer-songwriter's face inked onto her thigh.
The super fan says James had inspired her to "never lose my strength" as well as pushing her to apply for The X Factor UK herself.
"Some of my mates think I'm crazy for doing this, but I don't care because it means a lot to me and my life," Ines told The Sun this week. "James gave me the strength to start believing in myself again.
"This tattoo will always remind me to believe in myself and to never lose my strength no matter what I have to go through."
"He has shown every person in the world that, no matter where you are coming from and no matter what you've been going through, it's always important to never stop believing in yourself and to never lose faith in achieving what you have always dreamed of."
"I never had the strength to moved forward with [music] and to start believing in my own dream, then in December I thought to myself, 'Well, if he could get through all this, why can't I?'," Ines explained. "So I applied for The X Factor 2013."
Check out a picture of The X Factor UK 2012 winner James Arthur below:
"Now I'm just waiting to get my dates and the venue for my audition," she added. "I don't know how far I will get there but at least I'm trying to follow my dream."
James Arthur is expected to attend the BRIT Awards 2013 later this month (20th February) where his single 'Impossible' is up for Best British Single With Capital FM.