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Interview with DL.Bliss, Keith, Michelle and Roxy

JM: Did you find it difficult to get along with other inmates? Please give examples to explain why you did or didn't.
DL.Bliss: the inmates are sociable. There were no fights or misunderstandings.
Keith: No i didnt find it difficult at all getting along with other people their regular people who made a mistake like anyother their artist cooks welder electricans all kind of talented good people their
Michelle: i felt uncomfortable because i was the only hispanic female.
Roxy: Some women was difficult because they was institutionalizedand was full of anger but overall if you stay to yourself positive people good people will find you and make you time a bit of ease

JM: What types of things did you have to do to avoid problems or fights with other inmates?
DL.Bliss: you should try to interact with the other inmates. play cards, participate in outside activities. Don't portray yourself as being better than other inmates or have the mindset that you shouldn't be there, because all of them feel the same way.
Keith: Norhing at all be yourself stay to yourself stay out of others business expect to be punish as a whole not indiviual dont touch nothing that isnt yours respect others and their areas never show fear dont join a gang just be you and do tou and youll be ok
Michelle: stay to my self
Roxy: Staying to yourself out of other people's business is a must underlined twice serious if someone bump me i said my fault kept going like i said chose who i associated with wisely and just go your way on the yard samd thing ball came my way pass or throw it back go your way

JM: Were you able to choose an inmate as your cellmate if you knew one? How often would your cellmate(s) change?
DL.Bliss: no.
Keith: No u couldnt choose who you cell with but if you and him had problems they would seperate you and him berore conflict or you could be in a dorm with a capacity up to lik 33 or 34 open space lounge area restroom shower area sleep area writting/card dominoe area
Michelle: no!!!
Roxy: It all depends whos on shift whos the cellmate or friend you want bunking with you but traditionally no theyll cell you with the worst some times you get lucky....someone decent

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