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1 comment:

  • BillS posted at 10:27 am on Tue, Sep 24, 2013.

    BillS Posts: 1

    Sorry but your people were lied to. We were forced to clean this facility for 3 days before you came. The residents are treated like they are in jail! You were guided right past Pod 6, the outside pod with minimal shelter from the elements. The people in pod 6 have no running water, only aloud inside to shower 3 times a week, and the residents inside are constantly threatened with pod 6 as punishment. The food we are fed is from the jail mostly and from churches 2 times a week if we are lucky. The patrol officers that hang out here misuse their power doing shakedowns and talking to us with very little respect as if we are prisoners in jail and often use the food provided by outside agencies as a reward for keeping our pods clean and if they decide the pod is not clean enough they take away the TV. We are not aloud to come and go as we please curfew is at 8pm and if you are late you are either put in pod 6 or ask to leave the facility all together. Thank you for this opportunity to provide you with some truth on how this place is really run.

     

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