Though it would influence everything from the Super Bowl to the Oscars, at the time it seemed like a simple decision: Seeing a kid shivering in the cold, Leigh Anne Tuohy decided to ask if he needed help. That homeless youngster was Michael Oher who, once under the care of Tuohy and her family, would discover love, stability ... and football, a game at which he would excel past anyone's wildest expectations. Only a few years later, Oher would play in the Super Bowl and actress Sandra Bullock would win an Academy Award for portraying the strong-minded, deeply spiritual Tuohy in the hit film The Blind Side
. Now this inspirational figure comes to share her story at the California Theatre as part of Unique Lives
, North America's foremost women's lecture series.
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