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Interview with Hillary and Leslie

JM: What types of facilities were available to help pass the time?
Hillary: They have books and different little programs like if you wanted to get together and talk to people about the bible they had stuff like that. They had mini support groups to help cut down on the coming back rate. They had a TV in each dorm area. You could watch for 1-2 hours per day.
Leslie: not a whole lot maybe three hours a week outside throwing a basketball around. me personally I slept to pass the time.also books although getting them could be difficult at times. they would wheel a cart around once a week then there is one tv high up on the wall about 16 inch screen

JM: Did you have regular access to the entertainment or was competition fierce? Give details.
Hillary: There were only 5 TV channels, and the channel was decided based on consensus. There were plenty of books.
Leslie: I don't understand this question entertainment?? in couny jail?? competition?? like I said we were in a dorm with one very small tv the entertainment would be the goof balls running around tat place. there is no entertainment. cards anyone could play all in the samw situation like I sai before

JM: Did you have a hard time staying in shape while in jail?
Hillary: Yes. The food selection isn't the greatest for someone who is trying live an organic healthy lifestyle. You get your protein and your carbs and that's pretty much it unless you buy commissary.
Leslie: it is very hard meals at 5 10 and 4 is all you have to look forward to I quess you could walk around the pod all day

JM: How often did you get to go outside? What did you do outside if you were allowed to? If you were not allowed to go outside what could you do for exercise?
Hillary: Pretty much everyday...5-6 days per week.
Leslie: I believe it was three times a week. they had a basketball and hoop or you could walk around the enclosure. you could walk around the pod

JM: Did the jail offer church services? If so, what were they like and when were they held?
Hillary: Yes, they offered church services.
Leslie: yes they were in a plain room with chairs on sunday you could get other religions by making a special request

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