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Inside Guantanamo Bay gift shop, sells shirts, koozies, toys

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The prison is located far away from the base and most people aren’t allowed to go there, Mirk said, “so it feels like ‘out of sight, out of mind.'”

According to The New York Times, the base hosts outdoor movie nights, weekly flamenco lessons, a kickball league, and even a yearly marathon.

“I was repeatedly struck by how something resembling suburban American life played out beside a detention system so un-American that it has intentionally been kept off American soil,” Times correspondent Dave Philipps said.

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