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CNN Official Interview: 'Blind Side' football player, Michael Oher tells all

Michael Oher, the football player who inspired the movie "The Blind Side," tells Piers Morgan about his birth mother.


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  • DG lecture series brings Blind Side sister to IU

    09/23/14 ,via Indiana Daily Student

    In that moment, her parents turned the car around and decided to reach out to Michael Oher. This year, the Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values and Ethics was hosted by Collins Tuohy of the Tuohy family, the family portrayed in the film “The Blind Side.”.

  • The Blind Side Co-star Quinton Aaron Who Played Michael Oher Shares His ...

    08/26/14 ,via DigitalJournal.com

    Quinton Aaron, best-known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, "Big Mike" in the blockbuster movie, The Blind Side, now dedicates himself to sharing his experiences, finding meaningful solutions, and helping children who find themselves victims of

  • Chiefs receiver Albert Wilson's story reads like 'The Blind Side' sequel

    09/21/14 ,via Kansas.com

    Wilson's story is almost a sequel to the story of NFL offensive tackle Michael Oher of “The Blind Side” fame. Oher was homeless in Memphis before he was adopted by a wealthy family and went on to the University of Mississippi, where he became a first

  • Football culture's ugly allure: My high school tale of love and longing

    09/22/14 ,via Salon

    In every high school football film — “Remember the Titans,” “The Blind Side,” “Friday Night Lights” – there's one stream of continuity: football is transformative. Football can raise people from different class backgrounds, races or temperaments to

  • Duke football's Laken Tomlinson has his own 'Blind Side' storyline

    08/26/14 ,via NCAA.com

    visit with Tomlinson, his mentor, Bob Sperling, and his wife, and Duke coach David Cutcliffe, Luke brought up parallels with one of his previous offensive line recruits: Ole Miss's Michael Oher, whose life story led to the book and the movie, "The


Books

  • I Beat The Odds

    Penguin. 2012. ISBN: 9781101560037,1101560037. 288 pages.

    The football star made famous in the hit film (and book) The Blind Side reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. Michael Oher shares his personal account of his story, in this inspirational New York Times bestseller. Looking back on how he went from being a homeless child in Memphis to playing in the NFL, Michael talks about the goals he had to break out of the cycle of poverty, addiction, and hopelessness that trapped his family. Eventually he grasped onto...

  • The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)

    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...

  • The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)

    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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Blind Side: The Michael Oher Story - ABC News

Michael Oher is easy to pick out on pro football highlights reels. He's the Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman who makes the biggest players on opposing ...

The Blind Side (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side ...

The Blind Side True Story - Real Leigh Anne Tuohy, Michael ...

Discover The Blind Side true story and meet the real Leigh Anne Tuohy, Michael Oher, Sean Tuohy, SJ and Collins Tuohy. Compare The Blind Side facts vs the movie fiction.

CNN Official Interview: 'Blind Side' football player ...

Michael Oher, the football player who inspired the movie "The Blind Side," tells Piers Morgan about his birth mother.

Beyond 'The Blind Side,' Michael Oher Rewrites His Own ...

Michael Oher's story became The Blind Side , the book, and then it became a movie. In his new autobiography, he brings a little perspective to a story that ...


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