Red:I wish I could tell you that Andy fought the good fight, and the Sisters let him be. I wish I could tell you that - but prison is no fairy-tale world. He never said who did it, but we all knew. Things went on like that for awhile - prison life consists of routine, and then more routine. Every so often, Andy would show up with fresh bruises. The Sisters kept at him - sometimes he was able to fight "em off, sometimes not. And that"s how it went for Andy - that was his routine. I do believe those first two years were the worst for him, and I also believe that if things had gone on that way, this place would have got the best of him. Transcript: I wish I could tell you Andy fought the good fight......and the Sisters let him be.I wish I could tell you that......but prison is no fairy-tale world.He never said who did it.But we all knew.Things went on like that for a while.Prison life consists of routine......and then more routine.Every so often, Andy would show up with fresh bruises.The Sisters kept at him.Sometimes he was able to fight them off.Sometimes not.And that"s how it went for Andy.That was his routine.I do believe those first two years were the worst for him.And I also believe if things had gone on that way......this place would have got the best of him.But then, in the spring of 1949......the powers that be decided:The roof of the license-plate factory needs resurfacing.I need a dozen volunteers for a week"s work.As you know......special detail carries with it special privileges.It was outdoor detail......and May is one damned fine month to be working outdoors.Stay in line there.More than 100 men volunteered for the job.Wallace E. Unger.Ellis Redding.Wouldn"t you know it?Me and some fellows I know were among the names called.Andrew Dufresne.It only cost us a pack of smokes per man.I made my usual 20 percent, of course.So this big-shot lawyer calls me long-distance from Texas.I say, "Yeah?"He says, "Sorry to inform you, but your brother just died."- I"m sorry to hear that. - I"m not. He was an asshole.Ran off years ago. Figured him for dead.So this lawyer fellow says to me:

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