Collins Tuohy

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Collins Tuohy
Collins Tuohy: Speaking Out

Who would have thought that one act of kindness would be made into a successful movie.

The Blindside made millions of dollars. This greatly surprised many people, including the producers. Now Collins Tuohy is traveling around speaking to various groups, especially students. ( Read Collins Tuohy more... )

Collins Tuohy: Collins Tuohy Talks to Students – Long Island Press

Collins Tuohy : Collins Tuohy Talks to Students Long Island Press The movie was based on the life of Baltimore Ravens' offensive lineman Michael Oher, who never really had a home until he was picked up off the streets by the Tuohy family. Now the Tuohy's daughter, Collins Tuohy , frequently speaks to students about … ( Read Collins Tuohy more... )

Collins Tuohy: The Blind-Side Daughter “Making it Happen”

Collins Tuohy, whose family was portrayed in “The Blind Side,” is touring the country to speak to students and children about life with her NFL brother Michael Oher.

Academy Award winning film “The Blind Side” told the story of the white and wealthy Tuohy family who took in Michael Oher, a poor black teenager, who later became a first round draft pick in the NFL. Collins was portrayed by Lily Collins, daughter of singer Phil Collins.

Collins is on the Board of the Making it Happen Foundation, "dedicated to changing children's lives through hope, love, and opportunity,” and frequently talks to groups about Michael and the way her life changed when he became part of their family. ( Read Collins Tuohy more... )

Collins Tuohy: Collins Tuohy Talks to Students


If this year’s surprise movie was “The Fighter” than last year’s surprise was “The Blind Side.” The movie was based on the life of Baltimore Ravens’ offensive lineman Michael Oher, who never really had a home until he was picked up off the streets by the Tuohy family.

Now the Tuohy’s daughter, Collins Tuohy, frequently speaks to students about her brother and how the Tuohy’s life changed after adding another member to their family.

Collins and Oher attended Ole Miss together, where he played football and she was a cheerleader. ( Read Collins Tuohy more... )

Meet Collins Tuohy: Real 'The Blind Side' daughter speaks on experience

2010's award-season darling "The Blind Side" told the story of the Tuohy family, a wealthy Tennessee family, and Michael Oher, the poor boy that they took in who later became a first-round draft pick for the NFL. Sandra Bullock won a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy.

Leigh Anne's daughter, Collins Tuohy, was portrayed in the film by Lily Collins (daughter of famed singer Phil Collins). A year after "The Blind Side" was an Oscar contender, the real Collins Tuohy now frequently speaks to students about her brother Michael Oher and the way her family's life changed when he moved into their home. ( Read Collins Tuohy more... )

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