The Blind Side By Michael Oher

984 WordsJun 7, 20164 Pages
Most movies are predictable and don’t connect with people in special ways. They are made for the entertainment, not to tell an actual story. Sometimes one can dig deep into your heart and tug at the strings. The award winning movie, The Blind Side, is a true story about a less – privileged, African American, Teenage boy, Michael Oher, who is taken in by a white Christian family, the Tuohy’s. Oher is then placed on the football team and becomes an all-star Football player with the love of the Tuohy’s supporting him. Directed by John Lee Hancock and feature Sandra Bullock (Leigh Ann Touhy), Quinton Aaron (Michael Oher) and Tim McGraw (Sean Tuohy), The Blind Side is a movie that encourages and motivates people that not all hope is lost. Michael is out of relevance when it comes to his family and his new school. He has been raised in a drug haven, ran down side of the city, and the Tuohy’s are a rich, proper family in the middle of Memphis. Michael was homeless at the time the Tuohy’s took him in. He was showering and sleeping in his school. Once he is taken in, he is enrolled in a Christian school where he was the only colored boy in school. Being taken in by this family really impacts Michael in ways no one would have ever thought. As you watch this movie, you experience both sadness and joy as you watch “Big Mike” go from being homeless to becoming a famous football star. One of the saddest parts of the movie is when Mrs. Tuohy goes looking for Michael mother and you get a

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