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View Poll Results: How far do you drive for visits?
Less than an hour 507 8.91%
1-2 hours 842 14.80%
2-3 hours 939 16.50%
3-4 hours 802 14.09%
4 or more hours 2,601 45.70%
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Old 03-26-2019, 02:46 AM
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I'm in Greece so it's an 11 hour flight. From NC where his mom is and I will be this winter it's a 7 hour drive
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375 miles each way, about 6 hours. I stay for three days at a time. Recently discovered Amtrak and I love it!
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I drive 1 hour 1 way and I love it. We still schedule the in person visits since I usually work around 50 hours a week but there have been times he has called on the weekend and asked me to come see him on a whim. I couldn’t imagine being any further away from him!
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Old 06-04-2019, 05:56 AM
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i want do anything over an hour! he can get letters and phone calls. It drains you physically and financially, and gas aint cheap.
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Old 06-05-2019, 09:56 AM
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My drive is about 45 minutes long. I count myself so blessed that he was put in a facility so close to home.
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Old 06-05-2019, 08:18 PM
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A one-way-itinerary looks like this: two hours to the airport on commuter train, however long at the airport, a two-and-half-hour flight, then a two-and-half drive to the prison. Then the way back in reverse three days later. I have a full-body workout on the travel days.
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Old 06-11-2019, 09:22 AM
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It's gonna be a 2 hour plane ride and however long 100 miles takes to drive.
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Old 06-11-2019, 10:08 AM
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196 miles each way. I visit weekly and on holidays.
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:49 PM
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32 minutes each way. He's still in the county jail waiting for trial.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:07 PM
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I haven't visited yet in his new facility. When he was in the city jail it was a 45 minute subway ride followed by a 35-45 minute bus ride. Now he's about a 5 hour drive away and if I take the train it would be close to 8 hours plus a half hour drive to the facility. The thought of making that trip is incredibly daunting but I also miss him so much. Plus he only gets visits every other week so I want to make sure he gets at least one or two this summer.
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Old 06-18-2019, 05:12 PM
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Now 6 1/2 hrs
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Old 06-18-2019, 05:52 PM
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Currently less than an hour but as soon as he leaves the jail it will be 2 hours
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Old 06-19-2019, 04:21 AM
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My flight is 13 hrs and 2hr drive.
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