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Interview with Ellen

JM: How often could you receive visitors?
Ellen: Every weekend. I didn't have any visitors but I knew there was an option for the weekends

JM: Was the check-in process lengthy for those who came to see you?
Ellen: I never had visitors except for my social worker and that was business so it was quick during the weekday. But the people in my cell told me their visitors waited up to 4 hours sometimes. My mom was never willing to wait in that line.

JM: What was the visiting environment like?
Ellen: When my social worker came to see me it was through glass on the phone. I don't know how it was for the weekend but all I know is it was very busy and loud from what I was told. It would of broke my heart not to be able to hold my child talking through glass so I chose for them not to coe

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