The State of Florida were taking no chance that the “Houdini of jails” would bolt again. Whenever he was outside a cell, Ted wore handcuffs, chains, and a bulky orthopedic brace from his left foot to thigh, a brace that made him walk with a pronounced limp. When a reporter asked him at one hearing why he wore the brace, he grinned and said, “I have a problem with my leg—I run too fast.” – The Stranger Beside Me

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