It’s a game

This story was told by a person incarcerated at Chuckawalla.

UCI: Sounds like you’re sort of under, well obviously, under more stress than normal. How are you dealing with that? Like how are you coping?

Caller: Yeah, I’m coping because I understand that it’s all a game anyway because, you know, I’m not going to sit here and put on an image like I was, you know, a nice guy or anything like that. You know, I’m, you know, you know, there was a time where I messed up. I used to …

But now since I’ve gotten older, you know, I changed. So, here it is, the game begins to see if I really changed. You know, so I mean the only person that can mess this up is me and I know that.