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Utah School Alters Female Yearbook Photos To Show Less Skin

Female students at Wasatch High School in Utah were surprised to find their yearbook photos were altered without them knowing about it.

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"I feel like they put names in a hat and pick and choose who," sophomore Rachel Russel said. "There were plenty of girls that were wearing thicker tank tops and half of them got edited and half of them didn't."

Wasatch County Superintendent Terry Shoemaker said the students should have known the dress code and said there was a sign warning them pictures might be edited. He did apologize for the randomness of the rule:

We only apologize in the sense that we want to be more consistent with what we're trying to do in that sense we can help kids better prepare for their future by knowing how to dress appropriately for things.

BuzzFeed has sought comment by an administrator at Wasatch High School, but did not immediately receive a response.

Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a breaking news reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Honolulu.

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