No..!!..Apparently a Minimum Federal Camp Experience (never locked in real cells) of 5 months of "shear hell on earth" didn't help her--in any way-- to learn anything, let alone try to help anyone. My opinion only.... Martha Stewart: “Did I feel that ‘you can make lemons out of lemonade’ and ‘what hurts you makes you stronger’? No. None of those adages fit at all,” she said on the podcast, “It’s a horrible experience, nothing is good about it, nothing.” Stewart, now 76, was placed in a minimum security prison, but assured Katie Couric that it was no walk in the park. “There are lots and lots of disturbing things that go on in an incarceration like that,” she said. “In minimum security you still couldn’t walk out the gate or cross the river. There’s still guards and it’s still nasty.” Martha Stewart Details Her 'Horrifying' Prison Experience: 'No One Should Have to Go Through That'