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Interview with Eric

JM: Did you find it difficult to get along with other inmates? Please give examples to explain why you did or didn't.
Eric: Yes. Dorm 5 was void of 'prison politics'. All inmates got along. It was a friendly environ. There was some hail protocols to follow, but it was far from the traditional hall experience.

JM: What types of things did you have to do to avoid problems or fights with other inmates?
Eric: Just be respectful and follow house keeping rules. When it was your time to clean, you cleaned. You did not mix with other races as far as sleeping quarters and most leisure. You never caused issues with guuards that would effect the whole form. If there were problems you took them to your rep.

JM: Were you able to choose an inmate as your cellmate if you knew one? How often would your cellmate(s) change?
Eric: I was housed in a dorm. There was no choice of inmates. Inmates came and left multiple times a week. When we were brought in we were introduced to our rep and shown our bunks.

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