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Oher, Michael

Works: 19 works in 133 publications in 5 languages and 13,250 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV939.O44, 796.332092
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I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond by Michael Oher( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The football star made famous in the hit film "The Blind Side" reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. While many people are now familiar with Oher's amazing journey, this is the first time he shares his story in his own words
Blindsided : One Player's Insightful View of CTE and His Quest to Save Football by Michael Oher( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very personal and insightful view of CTE from former NFL player Michael Oher, the man whose life inspired the movie The Blind Side. Millions of people became part of Michael Oher's story when they watched a version of him on the big screen, read his memoir, I Beat the Odds, or cheered him on from the stands or on TV. Concussions and their aftermath are now part of his story, too. Together, he hopes we can find a solution that will allow people like himself to have many more chapters in their lives, and to raise generations of future players who will not be haunted by this terrible legacy. In September 2016, Michael took a bad hit playing in what would, unknowingly, be the last game of his career. He started having blurred vision, slurred speech, migraines, and memory loss and after countless physical and mental tests that gauged everything from his balance to his ability to remember, a doctor gave him the life-altering news. Michael had just become another statistic. Diagnosed with early signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a diagnosis he not only accepts but also embraces, Michael has become an instrument of change. By voluntarily walking away from the game that transformed his life, he is making a statement that could potentially affect millions of other lives over the coming years. In his new book, Michael shares his story of a life that has been forever altered, and his plans to bring an intimate understanding of CTE to the public and with it, very real desire to inspire change. Michael intends for his personal experience to help reduce future incidences of CTE and help all of us understand how precious and vulnerable our brains are. He doesn't want to destroy football, but rather to save it
I beat the odds : [from homelessness to the Blind Side and beyond] by Michael Oher( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Michael Oher is the young man at the center of the true story depicted in The Blind Side, the movie that swept up awards and accolades. Though the odds were heavily stacked against him, Michael had a burning desire deep within his soul to break out of the Memphis inner-city ghetto. This is the first time he shares his account of his story in his own words, revealing his thoughts and feelings with details that only he knows, and offering his point of view on how anyone can achieve a better life
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Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.01 for Blindside ... to 0.94 for Gong qi bu ...)

I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond
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Alternative Names
Big Mike 1986-....

Michael Oher Amerikaans Gridiron Footballspeler

Michael Oher futbolista estadounidense

Michael Oher futbolista estatunidenc

Michael Oher giocatore di football americano statunitense

Michael Oher jogador de futebol americano dos Estados Unidos

Michael Oher joueur de football américain

Michael Oher US-amerikanischer American-Football-Spieler

Michael Oher Xogador de fútbol americano

Michael Oher xugador de fútbol americanu estauxunidense

Oher, Michael, 1986-

Williams Michael Jerome 1986-....

Williams, Michael Jerome, Jr.

Williams, Michael Jerome Jr. 1986-

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