Sacramento woman gets Real ID with photo of her wearing a face mask

When Sacramento native Lesley Pilgrim got her Real ID in the mail, she never expected to see a photo of herself with her face mask on. "My first reaction was, I was concerned," said Pilgrim, a third-year law student. "This can't be legal identification. There's no way if I give this to a police officer or TSA agent, they won't arrest me." The photo shows the law student with half of her face covered. Pilgrim tells KCRA 3 she does remember the DMV worker taking a photo of her with and without her face mask. "I thought it was a crisis averted," she said, returning home after a three-hour wait at the Laguna Beach DMV. Unfortunately, it was the picture of her wearing her face mask that went into print.

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