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    Blacks from gaining success. Approximately sixty years later, writers John Lee Hancock and Michael Lewis bring the story of Michael Oher, a young homeless Black man who achieves success through the help of his adopted White family, to the big screen in a movie called The Blind Side. If Richard Wright was able to travel to Oher’s time period he would be pleased with his story because of where Oher came from, how Oher was able to achieve success, and the reactions from those in Oher’s time period to his

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    goals. The Blind Side is a football story about a 16 year old African American homeless teenager named Michael Oher. His dad was murdered while he was in high school, and his mom has some very bad addictions to crack and cocaine. As a result, Michael does not live with her anymore. Throughout the story, the Tuohys, a family that attends the same school as Michael, notice multiple times that Michael does not have place to stay or food to eat. The Tuohy family begins to welcome him into their home and

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    The movie chosen to write a character analysis on was The Blind Side. Michael Oher, the protagonist, was a teenage boy who was taken away from his mother at a young age. After being transferred from one foster family to another, he would still run away and go search for his mother. At last, the Tuohy family legally adopts him and provides him with food, shelter, education and all of his needs. In terms of Oher’s physical wellness, he would rank towards a high level of wellness and vital life for

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    it means to be a hero, boldness and valiance capture the essence of heroism. Being bold is crucial when exemplifying heroism. Leigh Anne Tuohy steps out of her comfort zone multiple times in the movie The Blind Side to positively affect Michael Oher. Michael Oher is a homeless African American teenager who grew up in the projects around Memphis, TN. Micheal comes from a drug centered and broken family, which lead him to be controlled by Family Services. SJ Tuohy, the son of Leigh Anne, formed the

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    Michael Lewis’ The Blind Side suggests that independence is not a factor of success. In the game of football, players need their teammates in order to succeed. Michael Oher shows that when he has a family to depend on, he becomes more successful than when he was independent. The Tuohy family depends on Michael. Michael and Sean Junior become closer, as well as making them happier, which is a success. Everyone needs someone to depend on for guidance, support, and encouragement to be successful. In

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    family and friends around him. Set in United States, Michael Lewis's September 2, 2006 novel, The Blind Side, The Blind Side is based on the remarkable true story of Baltimore Ravens' offensive left tackle Michael Oher. At a young age, Oher had already been abandoned by his dad, and his mother struggled to find him a good home. He also had countless siblings to take care of. At that point in

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    a few lucky stars such as Michael Oher, athletics provide an avenue to reach stardom. “The Blind Side” is a 2009 film following the true life story of Oher, his rise from a tough upbringing in Memphis project housing to his eventual fate as a first round draft pick to the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens. Growing up in a broken family, Michael was separated from his crack-addicted mother at the age of 7 and never knew his father. After bouncing to multiple foster homes, Michael finally is given an opportunity

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    The Blindside

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    "The Blindside: Evolution of the Game" (2006) by Michael Lewis. The movie depicts Michael "Big Mike" Oher (Quinton Aaron), a sixteen-year-old homeless African American teenager wandering the streets of Memphis, Tennessee. He is six feet tall and weighs about two hundred pounds. He is the youngest of twelve children and was raised in the projects. He meets Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra bullock), a wealthy white woman, who along with her family, accept Michael as one of their own. The Tuohy's adopt him and

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    issues and their various aspects into the storyline would be the 2009 movie The Blind Side. The movie follows Michael Oher; a boy living under harsh conditions at home that eventually lead him to be homeless. When spotted by a woman named Leigh Anne Tuohy, she takes him in and assists him in becoming a pro-football player (“The Blind Side (2009),” n.d.). The issues faced in the movie by Oher are reminiscent of issues dealt with by social workers, homelessness and child neglect being a few. For example

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    following criteria. Movie Type: Family / Sports / Drama Center Message is about benefits of hard work and the importance of a family. Plot of Movie: It’s a true story of Leigh Ann and Sean Touhy who take in a homeless teenage African- American Michael Oher “Big Mike”. The film opens with the footage of the monumental moment when Lawrence Taylor sacked quarter back Joe Theismann, en...

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