Author: Michael Oatman
Title: Admittance to a better life
Brief Sentence: Education has the power to transform a persons life
2 examples: While he used to hang out with drug dealers, he now is at the library looking for novels thinking about his friends that are dead or in jail. He talks about how he wrote a poem about a girl that got published but he knew nothing about grammar so he went back to school to learn about it.
Favorite Passage: It's odd to educate oneself away from one's past