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Utah school apologizes to teens for altered photos

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May 29: Wasatch High School sophomore Shelby Baum, 16, points to yearbook proof, left, and her altered school yearbook photo in Heber City. (AP)

Some Utah high school students who cracked their yearbooks to find sleeves digitally added to their tank tops and a tattoo erased say school officials have apologized to them.

Wasatch High School administrators in recent days offered at least one student the chance to return her yearbook for a refund.

But some say they want to keep the memento of their stance against a policy they say singled out some students. Others say they're eager to move past the ordeal and on with summer vacation, which began Friday.

District officials declined to comment Tuesday, pointing to their statement last week acknowledging error in doctoring pictures of some students but not others who were similarly dressed.

Wasatch High School is in Heber City, about 40 miles outside Salt Lake City.

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