Michael Oher

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True Story of Blind Side Is Uplifting, but Not Unique

There's a lot of Michael Ohers out there

(Newser) - The Blind Side with Sandra Bullock scored big at the box office with its true-life tale of a poor black teenager taken in by a white family who ends up in the NFL. "The remarkable thing about The Blind Side, though, isn't that it's based on a true story,... More »

Homeless Teen Heads to Ravens

Offensive tackle Oher is 23rd pick of NFL draft

(Newser) - A homeless teen turned All-American football player is headed to the NFL. The Baltimore Ravens yesterday traded up to choose Mississippi offensive tackle Michael Oher as the 23rd pick of this year's draft, reports the Baltimore Sun. "It's been a long journey," said Oher, close to tears. "... More »

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