I Beat the Odds

From Homelessness, To the Blind Side, and Beyond

by Michael Oher and Don Yaeger

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I Beat the Odds
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From Homelessness, To the Blind Side, and Beyond
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Michael Oher and Don Yaeger

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I Beat the Odds
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From Homelessness, To the Blind Side, and Beyond
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Michael Oher and Don Yaeger

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Book Summary

The NFL athlete made famous by the book and movie "The Blind Side" reflects on the disparity between his youth and his present-day circumstances, sharing perspectives on his inner-city childhood, relationship with his adoptive family, and views on role models.