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Tony Henderson, who helped Michael get into Briarcrest, called the school office with the news of Michael's father's death.
Michael's father hadn't been around when he was growing up.
In the other houses I didn't feel like part of the family. Leigh Anne works as an interior decorator and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. "My friends were very open to Michael," Collins said.
After Michael Oher made it to the NFL and moved to Baltimore to play for the Ravens, Leigh Anne helped him decorate his suburban home. Being one of twelve children growing up in the projects, the real Michael Oher never had his own bed. He was by no means the pipsqueak that we see onscreen. "They were very sweet to him and we all got along really well." After investigating true story, we discovered that the reality of Collin's support of Michael was actually much more profound than what is seen onscreen.
I wanted to be something in life." - The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game Tackle the real story as author Michael Lewis presents Oher's journey without the Hollywood sugarcoating, revealing certain less flattering details about Oher's path to college football and eventually the NFL.
This isn't to say his experience isn't inspiring; the book just does a better job at disclosing every aspect of the story.
-Prior to Briarcrest, Michael had been to 11 schools in 9 years, often skipping class.
During one year at Westwood High School, he was absent 51 days.
Michael didn't learn of his father's death until three months after it happened, partially because it took time for his father to be identified.
A fictional account of this can be seen in the DVD's deleted scenes. The beginning of Michael's "White Walls" essay reads: I look and I see white everywhere: white walls, white floors, and a lot of white people….
The teachers are not aware that I have no idea of anything they are talking about.
Instead, their encounter on the side of the road on that snowy November morning in 2002, prompted her to pick Michael up at Briarcrest the next day and take him shopping. During a scrimmage against a team from Munford, the defensive end who lined up across from Michael delivered a hefty dose of trash talk with every play, threatening Michael and calling him fat.
She couldn't ignore that he had been out in the cold in cutoff jeans and a t-shirt, the same outfit he was seen wearing every day. In reality, it took months after the roadside encounter before the Tuohy family welcomed Michael into their home. Like in the movie, when the opportunity arose during a play later in the game, Michael lifted his trash talking opponent up by his pads and began to carry him off the field, through the Munford bench, across the cinder track and toward his bus.Collins isn't quite as timid as her onscreen counterpart and being seen with Michael at school was never an issue.