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Below is a great story about Michael Oher who was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft this weekend

The Ballad of Big Mike - New York Times
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Old 04-26-2009, 10:46 PM   #2
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Below is a great story about Michael Oher who was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft this weekend

The Ballad of Big Mike - New York Times
Great story, in every way!

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Below is a great story about Michael Oher who was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft this weekend

The Ballad of Big Mike - New York Times
I'm a real sucker for a story where the kid overcomes huge hurdles to make good on their potential...kinda like me.
Thanks for the great story.
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What a great story. Can you imagine being the defensive end that Big Mike tried to put back on the bus. LOL.
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Wow, what a story. So sad to think that there are kids out there who live similarly or worse that Big Mike used to.
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I don't think I've ever read an article as big as that.....great story and thanks for posting it
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At the risk of sounding maudlin, that was one of the most inspiring and heart-wrenching stories I have read in a long while.
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There's many stories like that in the NFL draft every year, beleive it or not.......
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I hope and pray that the NFL takes good care of him. So many times it doesn't work out well.
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I hope and pray that the NFL takes good care of him. So many times it doesn't work out well.
As long as he has a good agent and hangs around with the right guys in the lockerroom, he should be fine........
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Great story. Talk about being in the right place at the right time. This story could have (and has) turned out much differently for many. All the stars were aligned.
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