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Interview with Leo

JM: Did you find it difficult to get along with other inmates? Please give examples to explain why you did or didn't.
Leo: I got along with other inmates fine. I stayed away from the things inmates fought eachother over. I just remained qiuet and remained respectful to everyone there. I read alot.

JM: What types of things did you have to do to avoid problems or fights with other inmates?
Leo: I stayed away from gambling and drugs. I read alot and kept to myself. I read alot of books. I wrote to family and friends often. I read my case over and over. I would exercise everyday to stay as fit as possible. I prayed alot and reflected on my life often.

JM: Were you able to choose an inmate as your cellmate if you knew one? How often would your cellmate(s) change?
Leo: They intentionally celled us up with other inmates that would create problems. The detention officers enjoyed stirring up problems. Not all of them but a few was enough to create problems.

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