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Interview with Mr. Guero

JM: What types of facilities were available to help pass the time?
Mr. Guero: They had the gym and yard and the library. The gym was nice o crapy days That were I would usually lift weights so I could spend most of my time on the yard playing hand ball Handball keeps you fast and can detour people from trying you cause they cold see what you were capable of.

JM: Did you have regular access to the entertainment or was competition fierce? Give details.
Mr. Guero: No there wasn't really any entertainment. The only thing they had was tv's in the units and would play 2 movies a week. In the unit I would play scrable and pionochle. reading has always helped me get away in mind. Mostly we entertain ourselves by telling stories of our pasts.

JM: Did you have a hard time staying in shape while in jail?
Mr. Guero: none at all I would allways stay fit if you were fit the better off you were and I always wanted to be ready if need be.

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?
Mr. Guero: You were able to go outside every other day Plat soccer baseball handball lift weights or run the track or you could play basket ball

JM: Did the jail offer church services? If so, what were they like and when were they held?
Mr. Guero: Thats were all homies could meet cause all the house were able to go so we would use it as a meeting place and to pass kites or messages.

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