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Interview with Calvin

JM: Did you have regular access to telephones?
Calvin: They had two pay phones in the pod where I was at

JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls?
Calvin: I think it was five dollars to place the call and like 17 cents a minute.

JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out?
Calvin: No they didn't have that. You have to go through Evercom to get an acouunt through the jail.

JM: Did the jail screen your calls?
Calvin: Oh yeah, all the time.

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