True Heroes

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This week, more than any I can remember recently, the media seems to be laser focused on the transgressions of top athletes. First came the news of the fine Serena Williams incurred for her verbal tirade on the US Open line judge and no one can escape coverage of Tiger Woods and his recent troubles. If you are feeling suffocated and discouraged by the attention paid either athlete and looking for an inspirational story of today’s true superheroes, I offer a movie recommendation. “The Blind Side” tells the powerful, positive and true story of the Tuohy family who welcome a homeless young man named Michael Oher into their home and their hearts, and in doing so, help him reach his full potential. Stories like theirs inspire me and remind me of the many the ways we can impact each others lives for the better