Exposition - Location: Park in the Slummy part of Fresno, California. The main character Eddie is going through money problems and his cousin just died. Eddie is going to the park to see angel because his aunt told him to about his cousins murder.
Conflict - In this scene, The kid asked what Eddie was doing and he said he was planting a birch tree for Mr.Stiles; but the kid thought he said Bitch. And told his parents that the worker next door said it to him. This was a conflict because he could have lost his job.
Rising Action - Location: Eddies house. Mr.Stiles let Eddie drop stuff off at the dump but he went home. While he was inside someone stole the truck off of Eddies property. All he could see was that the person that stole it was a Mexican. This is a conflict because it wasn't his truck and he is gonna think Eddie tried to steal or sell it.
Climax - Eddie has joined the military and he goes into a field of onions and cries about forgetting his past and his childhood.