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Yearbook photos edited by school in Utah

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WASATCH COUNTY, UT (WKOW) -- Female students at a Utah high school want to know why their yearbook photos were altered to show less skin without them knowing about it.

Students at Wasatch High School were surprised to find their photos altered, and some of them are also upset because the alterations weren't made consistently.

Sophomore Rachel Russel says she feels like they put names in a hat and picked and choose. 

"I feel like they put names in a hat and picked and chose who and there are plenty of girls that ended up wearing thicker tank tops and half of them got edited and half of them didn't," said Russel.

According to The Salt Lake Tribune, yearbook staff at the school were instructed earlier in the year by school officials to photoshop anything deemed inappropriate like low-cut blouses.

Educators at the school say students knew the dress code and there was sign warning them that their pictures may be edited.

"It was a large enough sign that other people clearly remember it and certainly it should have gotten their attention that, that was a possibility, Wasatch County School District Superintendent Terry Shoemaker. 

Shoemaker does admit the school erred in not applying the same rules to each student.
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