Q. You were a “balancer.” What exactly did that mean, and when did you come to this realization?
A. I was actually doing my laundry, and a guard comes up to me and says, â€śYouâ€™re not like all the other Muslim guys, youâ€™re going to go home soon. Keep your head up, youâ€™re only here to balance.â€ť
Following his hard-hitting investigative report on Communications Management Units titled ‘Little Gitmo‘,Â New York Magazine‘s Christopher Stewart Â conducted a shortÂ interview with Sparrow’s Andy Stepanian about his personal experience as an inmate there. Â You can read the interview onlineÂ HERE or read commentary in this week’s printed edition available on news stands everywhere.
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