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Star of ‘The Blind Side’ Says White Family Faked His Adoption for Profit

Posted on AllSides August 14th, 2023
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The University of Mississippi

Michael Oher, the former NFL star whose story was famously dramatized in the Oscar-winning film The Blind Side, revealed in a Tennessee court filing Monday that the film’s central premise—his adoption by the white, wealthy Tuohy family—was actually a big lie.

Instead, Oher alleges that Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, the parents who invited him to live with them for his senior year of high school, tricked him into signing a document that made them his conservators under the guise of adoption.

Oher said he signed the document less than...

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