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Fans of the Ravens and fans of “The Blind Side” alike should tune into ABC Tuesday night at 10 p.m. to watch an interview with offensive tackle Michael Oher regarding his incredible climb from the streets of Memphis to the NFL.
Oher’s life was immortalized by the Michael Lewis book titled, “The Blind Side,” and just this year, an eponymous movie was released to critical acclaim.
Oher grew up as one of 12 children from a broken home in Memphis that lived in poverty. As a teenager, he was brought in by the Tuohy family, who eventually adopted him into their privileged household.
He went on to star at the University of Mississippi, after which the Ravens selected him with their first-round draft pick this summer. Now, Oher is regarded as one of the NFL’s top young offensive linemen.