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The Blind side is a true story, which is also a sad story. It is about Michael Oher, who had a hard life growing up. He met up with a wealthy family who took him in and tried to give him a better life that he was given while growing up.

Growing up in the projects in Memphis where this all took place was a hard thing for people to accept. The family made him like a son and protested one another which I don’t feel a lot of families do now a days.

Certain people carry guns to protect themselves, and their family members and are part of the NRA. They showed how people in gangs would threaten other people and you need to know how to protect yourself in these types of situations.

There were scenes where there were football games, and we were shown how he got to be on the football team. He had to get help with schoolwork so he could pass school.

In one excellent scene, the breaking point of human nature is revealed. How far can one be pushed? We see how Michael reacts when taunted and teased mercilessly by a member of an opposing team. When Mike finally reaches his boiling point, he becomes a human bulldozer and physically bull dozes his tormentor off the field. I have experienced bullies in my past and can totally relate to Michael’s reaction. The result of Michael’s reaction helps him show the coaches what he is capable of doing on the field, and so it is a very positive outcome born from a negative start.

This is a film about chance meetings. Michael needs to be out of the cold. Mrs. Tuohy likes to know about everything. When a chance meeting brings these to people together, both of their lives began to change. Despite the odds Michael’s life dramatically changed.

This movie shows us kindness, and family values. It reveals poverty, addiction and despair.

The result is a well-written adaption of a true story of a generous family and their effect on the life of a remarkable good-natured young man.

I thought that this movie was very inspiring. It gives a good example that if you see someone struggling then if you can help them out, they will be happy you did. For me I have been struggling for a while now and I wish someone would help me out, because I would appreciate it and I would do everything in my power to pay back the favor.

Also in the movie they really didn’t go into detail why the Tuohy’s did what they did for Michael and they also never addressed the racial factors. They just kept to the facts of Michael’s incredible and eventually successful life.…...

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