I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond E–pub/Kindle
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from a boy living n poverty to the Touhys and then to the NFLThis Accidentally Expecting is Michael s life and he tells the whole story of how he was raised moving from one foster care family to another and changing schools with every move Oher tells of how he tried to stay with his eleven brothers and sisters and how they were split up by the system He tells of his own determination to make a better life for himself and of all the people who helped him along the way And he tells of how the Touhy family became his familyThiss truly a great story and Michael Oher deserved a chance tell t "FROM HIS POINT VIEW HE "his point of view He not the object of this story he s the story Great read Michael Oher writes the truth about how he worked very hard to get an education and how he studied the game of football so he could get Herzrivalen into the pros He shows how the movie producers took artistic licensen making t look like he was gnorant both academically and Alaskan Nights in sports but he actually had attended school and his problem was that nobody gave him directionn how to study And he wasn t gnorant about football just needed coaching and direction The Tuohys gave him a family and love and support but there were many others he gave credit to also who guided and mentored him It was nice to read his version as well as see how he s trying to mentor kids who are growing up like him. In mind he describes the absolute necessity of seeking out positive role models and good friends who share the same values to achieve one's dreams Sharing untold stories of heartache determination courage and love I Beat the Odds s an ncredibly rousing tale of one young man's uest to achieve the American dre. ,went from a
Michael Oher ☆ 2 DownloadEven knowing the ending I wanted to keep reading It has a conversational feel which appealed to me almost like sitting down with Michael and hearing him tell his story I appreciated the clarifications on where The Blind Side movie I "Have Not Read The Book Was Hollywoodized "not read the book was Hollywoodized those events actually unfolded and the ramifications Michael felt because of t The real story was compelling enough I m not convinced any embellishment was really necessaryI really appreciated that Michael ncluded his thoughts on how the foster appreciated that Michael ncluded his thoughts on how the foster worked or didn t for him as well his thoughts on how All For You: Halfway There / Buckhorn Ever After / The One You Want / One Perfect Night it might have helped him suggestions of what the kids are thinkingfeeling things that could have been explained at the time to help with the scariness oft all I also appreciated his acknowledgement of those people working Any Man Of Mine in the system who did help his family comparing his understanding of their actions from a child s point of view versus those of an adultI know Michael continues to work with different organizations andncluding a list of some of those along with a description of their focus for people who want to get Annalee And The Lawman involved personally was a great way to reach people with thatnformation Michael s biography The Apollonides Mistress Scandal is very moving He never ever wants you to feel sorry for him Hes proud of what he has accomplished and wants to share his experience and wisdom with others especially the young working thro. The football star made famous n 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 n this Anything For His Son inspirational New York Times bestseller Looking back on how he went from being a homeless childn Memphis to .
Ugh The System The last few chapters are very moving I m 74 years old and I was moved and excited to do with my life I really enjoyed the whole book I got the Kindle version of this on a whim and I didn t expect much because these written by a famous person books are generally ghost written exercises Anticipation in self aggrandizement Every now and then however you come across a really good and meaty memoirand thiss one of those Mr Oher clearly wrote this book himself It s written n a conversational style not typical of professional authors and t personalized the book n such "A BRILLIANT WAY YOU CAN TELL THAT YOU ARE "brilliant way You can tell that you are this young man s own words and thoughts It s totally endearing The substance of the book s wrenching and lovely and funny all at once Mr Oher s sense of humor and his ability to tell stories of terrible sadness mix together nto something really specialI loved learning about Oher s Annie and the Outlaw irritation at certain parts of The Blind Side film s depiction of him I loved hearing the confidence and awarenessn his self evaluation He has a remarkably observant estimation of his own gif I never read Michael Lewis book The Blind Side but I did of his own gif I never read Michael Lewis book The Blind Side but I did the movie I thought ANNIE AND THE PRINCE it was a great story butt seemed about the Touhy family and how they helped a boy realize his potential and get to college on a football scholarship Michael Oher was that boy but The Single Dad's Redemption in the movie you don t really Layingn 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 football as his ticket out and worked hard to make his dream A Christmas Affair into a reality With his adoptive family the Touhys and othernfluential people.