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Interview with Charles, Rich, Kevin, Molly, Jeremy, Chad and Laura

JM: How many meals did you get per day?
Charles: 3 Monday-Friday and 2 on weekends.
Rich: they gave you breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Kevin: Three
Molly: 3
Jeremy: Three. If you could call them meals
Chad: 3
Laura: i got one meal in the morning and i remember getting one later in the day it was about 2 meals from what i remember

JM: How would you rate the food? Please give details of why.
Charles: Not terrible.
Rich: it was pretty good. you just didn't get enough and you were not allowed to receive another tray
Kevin: The food was very poor, flavorless and there was not enough to get full. On a scale from 1-10 I would give the food a 1.
Molly: terrible
Jeremy: horrible
Chad: it was kinda like elementary school cafeteria food. small portions, milk carton and juice carton at breakfast. some kinda watered down tea mix other meals
Laura: the food is tasteless. it smells really good it kind of taste like garbage smells. the bread i was able to eat but thats about it. The food is without a doubt awful. i hope to never have to et it again. It looked old like it had just been sitting out. treat people like animals in jail.

JM: Did you have any favorite/least favorite meals?
Charles: Least: rice Most: pancakes
Rich: no
Kevin: My favorite meal was the turkey roll mainly because it filled you up. My least favorite was the chuck wagon because it gave me bad heartburn and had very little taste at all to it.
Molly: fav-hot dogs
Jeremy: No, they were all equally disgusting.
Chad: hot dog or cheeseburger day probably favorite. chicken patty was nasty, rubbery
Laura: i didnt like nor could i eat any of tge food. I was on a water diet while i was there.

JM: Were there any other snacks offered outside of meals? What was commissary like and how expensive was it?
Charles: No.
Rich: we were allowed to go to the canteen 1 time a day if you had money and you were well behaved
Kevin: Yes, there was a canteen where if someone put money into your account through the officers in front or j-pay you could buy drinks, snacks, cigarettes, paper, pencils, and toiletries.
Molly: no
Jeremy: Yes, you could pay to go to the canteen. No free snacks were offered
Chad: yes. the canteen was nothing but junk food, sugary pastries, chips, candy, and soft drinks and cigarettes. The prices were very reasonable compared to a convenience store or something
Laura: from what i saw on the comnissary it wasnt to expensive. i think the phone cards and if your a smoker the price of tge cigarettes were like up north prices. the soap and socks etc wasnt to bad.

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