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Obscene word stamped on some school bracelets

Obscene word stamped on some school bracelets



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A Utah school district is trying to round up some vulgar bracelets that were given out.

They should have had a drug-free message. Instead, some of the bracelets had the "f" word stamped on them.

A ninth-grader says Rocky Mountain Junior High School had just handed out the "Color me drug free" bracelets when an announcement came over the school speakers for the teachers to check their e-mail.

"They just said that they need to check our bracelets, because some of them had the wrong thing on it," she said.

Weber School District spokesman Nate Taggart said teachers gathered up as many as they could.

"We're hoping that we got on it quickly enough and not too many of them were distributed," he said.

Taggart said out of 30,000 bracelets the district ordered, five were found with the obscenity. A few others included messages like "Fight Hunger."

Taggart said the company that made the bracelets has apologized, but the district will be more careful working with the company in the future.

E-mail: mrichards@ksl.com

Mary Richards

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