Miranda was starting DAP as well.Jessica had a daughter, Serena, who continued to perform poorly academically. Apart from poor academic performance, Serena had learned how to circumnavigate the school dress code. The friends involved themselves in sexual immorality and drug trafficking. Coco could not bear such life since the life was hard for him. Platinum, Pearl, and Sheila involved themselves in cigarette smoking. Pearl’s asthma worsened. Frankie nursed Pearl since Coco could not bear to observe her baby with a feeding tube. Giselle borrows $400 loan for Gabriel tuition. Giselle and Cesar agree to bring Nautica and Mercedez along on the next trailer. However, the trailer visit is canceled because there was a fight in the prison and Cesar had been slashed. Later, is found in trouble. She could sometimes sleep through dinner and dragherself out of bed vomiting blood. The welfare later knows Frankie due to Cocoa disqualification for her cash benefits and housing subsidy (LeBlanc, p. 362-409).
Cesar imagines his future limitations after sitting in a cell for the past few years. He was now out and went back to his “crimcy ways” Cesar is now a changed man and able to see the shape of his life. Giselle had no interest in Cesar’s toughness and lack of interest made Cesar clear a way for him to explore few familiar parts of himself. Rocco continued to vacillate between the straight and criminal worlds. On the other hand, Jessica was slowly establishing herself in the outside world. Since the release of Jessica, Boy George had been trying reach her, but all was in vain. He tried to reach her through letters, but to no avail. Jessica was not interested to remember her old lifestyles, although she did miss Boy George. Jessica closes her warehouse for a month to share her vacation with her daughters. Coco advises Mercedes to return to Ramapo Camp, which she cooperated. Octavio, drug dealer, makes a nasty comment about Coco.