Blindsided

by Michael Oher

Blindsided

  • ISBN-13: 9780525536758
  • Author(s): Michael Oher
  • Subject: Sports & outdoor recreation
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Avery
  • Publication Date: 14-11-2013
  • Format: h/b

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£22.99
Millions of people became part of Michael Oher's story when they watched a version of him on the big screen, read his memoir, I Beat the Odds, or cheered him on from the stands or on TV. Concussions and their aftermath are now part of his story, too. Together, he hopes we can find a solution that will allow people like himself to have many more chapters in their lives, and to raise generations of future players who will not be haunted by this terrible legacy. In September 2016, Michael took a bad hit playing in what would, unknowingly, be the last game of his career. He started having blurred vision, slurred speech, migraines, and memory loss and after countless physical and mental tests that gauged everything from his balance to his ability to remember, a doctor gave him the life-altering news. Michael had just become another statistic. Diagnosed with early signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a diagnosis he not only accepts but also embraces, Michael has become an instru
About the book

Millions of people became part of Michael Oher's story when they watched a version of him on the big screen, read his memoir, I Beat the Odds, or cheered him on from the stands or on TV. Concussions and their aftermath are now part of his story, too. Together, he hopes we can find a solution that will allow people like himself to have many more chapters in their lives, and to raise generations of future players who will not be haunted by this terrible legacy. In September 2016, Michael took a bad hit playing in what would, unknowingly, be the last game of his career. He started having blurred vision, slurred speech, migraines, and memory loss and after countless physical and mental tests that gauged everything from his balance to his ability to remember, a doctor gave him the life-altering news. Michael had just become another statistic. Diagnosed with early signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a diagnosis he not only accepts but also embraces, Michael has become an instru