THE BLIND SIDE Based on a True Story / FOOTBALL & FAMILY (DVD, 2010)
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The Blind Side - The Real Story (Inspirational)

The Blind Side - The Real Story (Inspirational) This video show interviews of the original family as well as clips from the actual movie.

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Despite being at full capacity, when the courts decided to send 17 new girls the doors were open wide - wide enough to fit 17 mattresses through, as the living room gave way to the new dorm room conversion. This is a perfect example of the welcoming family atmosphere at Iris Madagascar. Eager to get involved, Maria and I baked banana cake for everyone at the welcome party. With her 100% baking success rate and my 100% baking failure rate, I can confidently conclude that all of our baking complications were entirely her fault. No one's perfect. When striving to meet every physical need in the area by all means humanly possible isn't enough, faith steps in to bridge the gap. Just the week before I arrived, a blind woman and her son came to the centre looking for medical care. With the doctor away, Julio offered an even better solution - prayer for complete healing. She left with fully restored vision and a grin on her face, enjoying the beauty of a son she hadn't laid eyes on in years. Miracles happen. Throughout my time in Madagascar I had the honour of tutoring 17 year old Sarobidy. This kid is incredible. For the first few days we followed the course of his school books, spending our afternoons pausing and puzzling over trivial grammar points. I apologised on behalf of the rebellious nature of the rule defiant English language, before requesting that we diverge from the book in favour of more engaging methods. He agreed. The afternoon that followed was probably the highlight of my trip. That's right - conversation that ranks higher than a selfie with a lemur. Through basic English, doodles and charades I told him a story from my life, challenging him to repeat the tale to practice the new language, such as 'fear', 'cow' and 'crash'. My part over, it was time for him to take centre stage. The following hours were spent in laughter, understanding and borderline tears on my part as he shared accounts of his childhood with me. Whether what he told me that day was... Source: Quantum Time - Because who knows when and where we are?

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    11/24/14 ,via Daily Orange

    Rassman was only replicating the scene from the movie The Blind Side, when actor Quinton Aaron extends his arm ... He’s not here to be a celebrity. I’ve been real impressed with the way he’s approached everything since he’s been here.”

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    12/13/09 ,via ABC News

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  • Blind Side couple to speak at On Topic

    11/14/14 ,via Baylor Lariat

    An event that happens each semester where Starr invites prominent guests to converse about contemporary issues, this semester’s “On Topic” will feature Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, whose story inspired the book by Micheal Lewis titled “The Blind Side ...

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    W. W. Norton & Company. 2007. ISBN: 9780393330472,0393330478. 339 pages.

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    W. W. Norton & Company. 2009. ISBN: 9780393079029,0393079023. 352 pages.

    The book behind the Academy award-winning film starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw—over one million copies sold. When we first meet him, Michael Oher is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read and write. He takes up football, and school, after a rich, white, Evangelical family plucks him from the streets. Then two great forces alter Oher: the family's love and the evolution of professional football...

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Go inside the motion picture "The Blind Side" and learn about Michael Oher's lincredible life journey from the Memphis streets to pro football career in the NFL.

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The Blind Side. Oher is one of the subjects of Michael Lewis's 2006 book, ... Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving, which tells the story in their own words, ...

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