Summary Of I Just Wanna Be Average By Mike Rose

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The article “I Just Wanna Be Average” by Mike Rose shares a story of his time in vocational school, which is the lowest level of education. Even though he was put in vocational school by accident, he decided to stay. Here, he met many different students and talked about their personalities and traits. Although the students in the vocational school are delinquents, he was able to see through them and realized that they are more than their words and behaviors. Rose’s ways of thinking really changed when he met a student named Ken Harvey. When asked how he feels about achievements and working hard, Ken Harvey simply answered “I just wanna be average.” To this, Rose started to ditch his old self and embrace being average. When he moved out of the