Toswiah has a nice life in Denver and woudn't want anything to change. But, then something tragic happens to her dad he witnesses his cop friends shoot someone who did nothing get shot. Everything changes from that like them moving from Denver.
Then they moved in a old apartment and they did not like it. It came to a point were they weren't even aloud to watch TV. "One night I was as I was flipping among them, I saw my father's face on the screen. Turn it off my mother said quickly."
Doctor: "He will be out in few days"
Toswiah joins the track team and it becomes something that she loves and it makes her happy!
"...saying that he was ready to die now." Toswiah thinks about running to make her feel a little better even though she just saw her dad try to kill himself.