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Blind Side family says Michael Oher has tried 'shakedown' before, further unraveling a not-so-Hollywood ending

Aug 16, 2023

Hollywood endings are called Hollywood endings because that’s what they are — perfect closures on often complicated stories.

That now includes the idea that a wealthy family from the suburbs of Memphis could take in a disadvantaged but extremely talented inner city high school athlete, provide shelter, structure and schooling, and then have everyone live — and earn — happily ever after as he became a Super Bowl-winning NFL star.

At this point, it’s hard to tell who is right and who is wrong in the "Blind Side" battle that blindsided a lot of devoted fans of the inspiring and heartfelt story of Michael Oher and Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy.

The tale of the Tuohys bringing in “Big Mike” to their expansive family home and exclusive private school before he went on to star at Ole Miss and the Baltimore Ravens was first partially told in the 2006 mega-selling book “The Blind Side” by accomplished author Michael Lewis.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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