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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (CNN) -- For many, a water park is the perfect way to spend a summer day. But for one woman in Independence, Missouri, that wasn't an option.

Madelyn Sheaffer says she was asked to leave the Adventure Oasis Water Park after she refused to put shorts on over her bathing suit.

Park employees said her bikini showed too much skin.

Sheaffer says she feels like she was unfairly singled out, "You know, when there's 16 and 18 year old girls wearing just the same amount and no one's criticizing them or making them feel ashamed or making them feel uncomfortable in their bodies. It's summer time, it's a swimming pool, I'm wearing a swimming suit."

Following the incident, Sheaffer filed a police complaint against the park.

But the city responded that it was up to the park's manager to decide what was appropriate swim attire, and they didn't find any discrimination toward Sheaffer.

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