“The system can easily be compared to a machine, not looking to cater the needs of an individual and provide the tools to rehabilitate them, but mechanically eating up and sometimes spitting out people as if they are identical machine parts, not the unique human beings that we all actually are.”
David is a really fascinating person of contradictions. He has lived a double life. At a young age, he became heavily involved in gang activity, which exposed him to violence, drugs, and danger.
David also took his job responsibilities seriously from gardening, cooking to working at city hall. David was sent out of state for a number of years due to his gang involvement, and in his isolation, he gained wisdom, and perspective.