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Interview with Allie and Jason

JM: What types of facilities were available to help pass the time?
Allie: They have books. If you order commissary they have colored pencils, hygiene products.
Jason: they offer a variaty of classes but they dont offer much time off a scentnce 5 days from what i hear. class like parenting anger managment and church. church was really i liked the walk and the people who came to talk to us real good people. and yeah thats it that i know

JM: Did you have regular access to the entertainment or was competition fierce? Give details.
Allie: Its not difficult to get books. There's a cart in the common area with about 100 books on it that have been donated. A librarian comes around and changes the cart every couple days.
Jason: like i said there was not really any card holding going on so not much segrigation as far as imates were concerned. theres 2 tvs and they both stay on . one usually sports and the others bad girls club lol funny what people in jail watch in there ya know

JM: Did you have a hard time staying in shape while in jail?
Allie: There's a small yard outside you can walk in. It's hard to stay in shape but the shoes they give you make it difficult to walk too much.
Jason: not not at all tats all i really did get a 40 pound water bag going or wrap up my mattres or push up sit ups all that

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?
Allie: I went out every day because I needed fresh air.
Jason: yes we were allowed out side but it not very exciting now had ball or basket ball ping pong nothin just walk in circles or talk outta the ear shot of the deputys

JM: Did the jail offer church services? If so, what were they like and when were they held?
Allie: They had them randomly. It depended on if the volunteer could come in or not. Usually Sundays and Wednesday nights or Saturdays. Its first come, first serve, and only 20 people at a time can go.
Jason: yes they did only 25 people at a time and it was actually really nice great walk threw the halls and felt good after you came back

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