Salva had to run from his school into the bushes. He was scared, nervous, and worried.He had no idea what to do but run. This shows that he was unsure of himself.
When Salva was walking he met a women sitting at a barn. This shows growth because he has to try and be on his own.
When Salva was 23 years old he got a chance to go to New York. He met his foster family there and lived with them for a couple of years. This shows charcter growth because he is now 23 years old and has been determined to learn new things.