It's hard to imagine what it must be like to be freed from prison, especially if you've spent a significant amount of time locked up and society has changed in your absence. I have no idea what it's like myself, but people on Reddit are sharing their experiences and the experiences of people they've met, and they are utterly eye-opening. Here are 25 stories of things in the "real" world that many of us take for granted, that were shocking to someone who had spent a long time behind bars.
1) Via stuckondense:
No matter what year you go in when you come out and stand on carpet for the first time is the most disturbing feeling.
2) Via moosecatoe: