Sean Tuohy In The Blind Side

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This is an amazing book about how young black teen is taken in by a white family and has the opportunity to play football and be great. The Blind Side has two different stories found in it. One outlines the trials and tribulations of a young black teenager named Michael Oher. The other outlines how the position Michael will play evolves. The left tackle position is one of the most important positions in the entire sport, protecting the quarterback 's "blind side." The only way to convince readers of the importance at this position on the field is the author able to demonstrate the significance of this young boy.Yet Michael Oher is no ordinary football prodigy. A product of one of the poorest zip codes in the country, Michael grows up in …show more content…

Two of the characters are Leigh Anne Tuohy and her husband Sean Tuohy Leigh Anne Tuohy is a strong Southern woman who first makes the decision to welcome Michael Oher into her family. From the moment Leigh Anne Tuohy first sets eyes on Michael Oher, she treats him as her son, loving him as if she had given birth to him. In exchange, Leigh Anne Tuohy becomes the first woman that Michael Oher ever trusts enough to truly love.Sean Tuohy on the other hand is a wealthy business owner in Memphis, Tennessee who spends his free time as a volunteer coach for the Briarcrest Christian High School football team. Sean Tuohy is instrumental in coaching Michael Oher to his football success and in ensuring that Michael has a strong financial future. Sean Tuohy spearheads Michael’s academic success and fights his battles for him when the NCAA accuses Michael of accepting offers from the Tuohy family in exchange for his promise to play college ball for Ole Miss. Coach Burgess is the athletics director at Briarcrest Christian High School. Once Michael becomes eligible to play athletics for the school, Coach Burgess delights in adding Michael to various teams, and he is constantly astounded by the way Michael seems to naturally master athletic skills without having to be

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