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Teen Says She Was Turned Away From Prom For Having Large Breasts

It's supposed to be one of the most memorable moments of a teen's life, but one Central Kitsap High School student said she was turned away from her senior prom for having a large chest.

Brittany Minder is sharing her story because she doesn't want anyone else to suffer the pain and humiliation that she did on a night meant for celebration.

Minder's search for the perfect prom dress took her all the way to Canada, but when she showed up at the senior prom in her brand-new gown, she was told she couldn't come inside.

"In my opinion, I feel that it is because I'm bigger chested and there is more cleavage that you can see, and there's nothing I could really do about that," she said.

According to the school's dress code, strapless dresses are allowed as long as cleavage, midriff and lower back are covered.

"It was blatant from the start that the school was not being fair in how they were enforcing that rule," said Minder's dad, Gary Minder.

Minder's parents have no problem with the rules, but say their daughter was singled out for having a large chest. Read more...

9 Recent School Bans That Could Totally Ruin Prom

For better or worse, prom is a rite of passage for every American teenager. And there are certain hackneyed staples that help make the night so memorable — the outfit, the dream date, the limo, the dance floor. But some schools have recently begun tightening restrictions at proms and other dances, which means that festivities at some schools may be distinctly lacking in fun. (Though, it's not all bad — looking at you, AXE Body Spray.) Here, 9 school bans that could totally ruin prom: Read more...