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Full interview (by category)Interview with James, Jerry and Troy
Getting along with other inmates
Time off for good behavior
Food and Commissary
JM: Did you find it difficult to get along with other inmates? Please give examples to explain why you did or didn't.
James: No people knew my dad and I can fight good so people were chill
Jerry: No I did not have any issues getting along with the other inmates. The hour we got out I showered an went back to my cell. So it was not difficult
Troy: No, i gained to respect of many of them because of my reliousious convictions. And was even told numberous times that i am not the a typical person they house.
JM: What types of things did you have to do to avoid problems or fights with other inmates?
James: Know alot of people seving time that you get along with
Jerry: When my cell block was let out I simply stayed to myself didn't talk or anything to the other inmates that were housed on. My block A a a a a a a a a a a a a q a q a a q a q a a a a
Troy: Talking, listening and standing to my biblical believes, walking with them and encouraging them by prayer...Even had one of the really tuff guys laugh at one of my jokes and tell everyone not to mess with me or they would answer to him. Humor and faith kept me for sure.
JM: Were you able to choose an inmate as your cellmate if you knew one? How often would your cellmate(s) change?
Jerry: No I was not able to choose a cell mate even if I did know one. I was in a single cell. By myself. But from what I heard there.is a long process to request a cellmate
Troy: No never an option. People went out often and more then not early in the morning so that they got credit for $$$. On my main stay about 52 guys were in that cell in bunks same room
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