Served Out

SERVED OUT
By Tim Gruber

Served Out: Aging and Dying Behind Bars documents a world that is made up of inmates that are weathered beyond their years. Many of these men struggle with simple tasks, like remembering the date, feeding themselves or even leaving their bed. Beyond the loss of their physical and mental independence many fight with keeping their hope alive. Forgiveness, hope and a sense of independence are not easily found behind bars. “Hope is all we have. We have to keep some kind of hope if we don’t we’ll surely perish,” said inmate Thomas Jones of coming to terms with a life behind bars.

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Fenced In

Afternoon Chow

Nap

Holding Area

After Dinner

Summer Blossom

Prison Ambulance

Emergency Room Security

Hostile

Stitches

Paroled

Lessons in Shaving

Physical Therapy

Communion

Hospice Care

Bingo

Fresh Haircut

Final Goodbye

The Last Days

Prison Cemetery