The Blind Side Characters

Michael Lewis (author)
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Michael Oher

Also known as Michael Jerome Williams, Jr. or "Big Mike," Michael Oher is still somewhat of a mystery. He is the main subject in The Blind Side. As the book's protagonist, Michael is subjected to a childhood that no child should ever have to face. He appears to have only the understanding of a child most of the time, yet enough street smarts and cynicism to realize when people might be using him for their own gain.

Michael's life completely changes when he is delivered from a poor black neighborhood and thrust into an affluent white school. As a fish out of water, Michael could not be more lost. As one teacher observes, he does not understand much about life. He does not know what a cell is, or the ocean, or even the Tooth Fairy. No one was ever motivated to teach Michael these things, and...

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