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This afternoon, eighth grade ballerina Julia Bluhm and Change.org staged a faux photo shoot outside of the Hearst offices. The event was a protest of Seventeen's heavy-handed Photoshopping, with a request that the magazine produce one non-altered spread per issue. And now, wise words from a 14-year-old: "I'm a teenage girl, and I know how it feels to think you're not good enough. I want girls to be able to feel good about themselves, and being able to relate to the images in the magazines we read will help." [The Jane Dough]