71-year-old female tattoo artist, Jacci Gresham, has been inking New Orleans for 46 years

Jacci Gresham, 71, has been running her tattoo shop in the heart of New Orleans for nearly fifty years. She is the country's first black female tattoo artist and has inked major celebrities from Alicia Keys to Tim McGraw. So what is it that keeps Jacci going? 

"My professional accomplishment is to help other people learn the art of tattooing -- and to perfect it," Gresham explains.

Watch this episode of "Lifers" in the video above. 

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