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TV Tonight: The Blind Side Special on 20/20

If you were one of the many who helped The Blind Side achieve box office hit status, you were probably also intrigued by the extraordinary true story behind the film. NFL player Michael Oher was taken in as a teen by Tennessee family the Tuohys, led by matriarch Leigh Anne (Sandra Bullock has been nominated for a Golden Globe for the role).

Like me, you probably wanted to learn even more about the real story behind the film, and now you can have it: 20/20 is focusing on the real-life Tuohys on tonight's episode. Blind Side: The True Story Behind the Movie will feature host Deborah Roberts interviewing Michael Oher about how he came to live with the Tuohys. His real-life adoptive parents, Leigh Anne and will also appear (and Bullock herself shows up too, along with Tim McGraw, who plays her husband in the movie). Personally I can't wait to meet the real woman who inspired Bullock's spitfire performance and hear more from her; the photos shown of the real family at the end of the film were a small taste that left me wanting more.

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