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Cadaver Selfie: Alabama High School Student Posts Photo With Dead Body To Instagram

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Don't do this.
Don't do this.

Remember funeral selfies? Well this is worse.

A senior at Clements High School in Limestone County, Ala., faces disciplinary measures after she snapped a selfie with a dead body and posted it to Instagram.

The female student, whose name has been withheld, took a picture of herself smiling next to a cadaver intended for medical use during a senior anatomy class field trip to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's biology department.

The student removed the photo from her Instagram feed, but a classmate took a screen shot of it and showed her sister, who contacted the school, according to WHNT.

The UAB biology department told the station that "sheets were not supposed to be removed from donated bodies and that under no circumstance were students or any other visitors supposed to have cell phones or recording devices on hand during the tour."

"[The university is] understandably upset with this incident and we want to preserve our relationship,” Karen Tucker, Limestone County School Board Director of Public Relations and Technology, said, according to UPI. "We are in the process of deciding on the discipline that will occur.”

WAFF obtained a statement from the university:

"Tours of our facilities to introduce students -- primarily high school seniors -- to the teaching and research we do, play an important role in educating future scientists and doctors. Our policies require discretion and respect in our human anatomy facilities. No phones are allowed, no photos are to be taken, and faces of cadavers are covered. A student was made explicitly aware of these policies and breached them. This kind of disrespect is unacceptable and very disappointing. We will review our processes to ensure this does not happen again."

And now for an example of what Instagram should be used for:

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