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Former Inmates Reveal Their Scariest Moments From Behind Bars

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WARNING: These stories are not for the faint of heart

TV and movies make life behind bars look unbearable — and it turns out it’s for a good reason. While not everything we see on screen is indicative of every inmate’s experience on the inside, it’s not too far from the truth… At least not according to these former inmates. As usual, Reddit asked and people delivered — this time former inmates have shared their most haunting memories from their time behind bars.

In the past, we’ve explored how to survive a night in jail, but these real prison stories show the more sobering reality that sets in the moment that door is closed shut behind a new prisoner. Do you think you could handle it? Let their stories help you decide.

Here they are.

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