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Alaska’s Swimsuit Scandal Unfairly Polices Young Girls’ Bodies

A high school swimmer was disqualified because officials were offended by how her swimming suit fit her fuller-figured body

Photo of teenage schoolchildren using indoor swimming pool
Photo: David Oliver/Getty Images

In response to public outcry, the Alaska School Activities Association has reversed its decision. Read the update here.

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