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His dad went to one part of a prison that was meant for extremely poor people, so it really isn't a "prison." His life at the prison was probably better than life outside the prison because in the prison, he could actually eat food, and have the basic needs.

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No, Charles Dickens' father, John Dickens, did not go to prison for theft. John Dickens was imprisoned for debt when Charles was a child, which greatly influenced Charles' writing and social consciousness.

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