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Sean & Leigh Anne Tuohy

Inspirational Subjects of The Blind Side

Sean and Leigh Anne share their personal “Blind Side” observations from the perspective of dedicated parents. The couple invites audiences to go behind-the-scenes of the Tuohy household with a heartwarming message: “In our house we not only believe in miracles but we believe that families don’t have to match and everyone has value.”

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“I think Michael had a much greater impact on our lives than we did on his. You take so much in life for granted, but when Michael moved in with us, he made us realize how blessed we are. We viewed life differently after he joined our family.” Leigh Anne Tuohy

Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy’s life, as chronicled in Lewis’ New York Times number one best-seller, The Blind Side, went on to become a record-breaking Hollywood blockbuster that earned more than $300 million at the box office and became the number-one opening weekend for a sports film in history. The Blind Side tells the story of Michael Oher, a homeless teenager turned first round draft pick NFL football player, with the support and love of an unlikely adoptive family: Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy.

“I think Michael had a much greater impact on our lives than we did on his. You take so much in life for granted, but when Michael moved in with us, he made us realize how blessed we are. We viewed life differently after he joined our family.” Leigh Anne Tuohy

Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy’s life, as chronicled in Lewis’ New York Times number one best-seller, The Blind Side, went on to become a record-breaking Hollywood blockbuster that earned more than $300 million at the box office and became the number-one opening weekend for a sports film in history. The Blind Side tells the story of Michael Oher, a homeless teenager turned first round draft pick NFL football player, with the support and love of an unlikely adoptive family: Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy.

Media

"The Tuohys’ presentation was inspiring and funny and fitting with our mission. Wonderful evening! "

Pathway Caring for Children

SPEECH TOPICS

Behind The Blind Side: Overcoming Obstacles in the Face of Adversity

In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving

The Value of People

Books & Media