"He wasn't reaching for anything, Albert.Anything. He was shot standing! I saw it."
"Officer Dennis said he was reacing for----"
" Nobody's trying to,"
" Track's mine.And you and Mama and Daddy aren't gonna take it away from me. Nobody's gonna take it away from-----"
The Green family, which includesc Toswiah, Cameron, Dad and,Mom. THey had to leave evething, beacuse her father wanted to told the truth about a black kid being shot beacuase the cops where afraid. In the book, Hush in page 20, the author states " We left Denver in the middle of the night with some clothhes and some faily pictures, toothbrushes and combs, They had to leave so they won't get killed.
I am ready to die
Toswiah, Father was an officer and had a witness, when a kid got shot. Inspector Oliver came to the Greenhouse, he wanted to talk to Toswiah' father about the kid. Oliver said that the boy was reaching for something which he wasn't. He saw that the boy was standing
Toswiah and Cameron went to a cafe. The got tea, and talk about Cameron accept to college. When Cameron metion Toswiah in the tracking team. She say that she dosn't kown what she talking about , she is actng like this is that is the only what make herself.
Toswiah's father has tried to kill himself and said that he was ready to die. Toswiah was to shock on what had happened, she was shaking. The author states on page 157-158 " My body has stopped shaking but my legs are burning." This show that she never thought of her father ever doing that in his life.
Anna showed her mom about getting appect in college. She was going to leave this place and start right over.Her mother wasn't ready for that to happen but know this was going to happpen one day. The author states on page 173 " I'm going, Anna says againg, her voice a little shakier than before. Of course you are, Mama say. Of course you are."
Toswiah's father is stay in a hospital until he feels better. Toswiah lost her father after his suicide etabe. Her father didn't like how there life had turn out.That proably why he tried to end there life. ANd he propably wants to hold on to the past more. On people 163 "The medication make me sleepy, he says. But it helps me remeber who I used to be." This that hestill what to hold to his past.