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Somebody might have not seen the movie or read the book the blind side -- concerning enough football star Michael Moore and his rise up from the get -- two of fame and does success and it was based on the man Michael -- -- right here and now he has his own book out I beat the odds telling the true story.
From his own point of view very compelling story Michael lord thank you so much for joining us today by satellite.
Hey thanks for me in the -- So I'll tell us about your childhood.
You know a lot of struggling a lot of he'll be in -- your own haven't -- survival or your own and have liberal facts then.
You know I think much -- who has help from me become the man I am a day not to take anything for Brandon.
You know every day in.
You know it's no give back and soon.
You don't want wanna be a role model for so many other people.
So -- you were born to a drug addicted mother.
-- -- -- ended up bouncing around the Foster care system.
There were several periods when you are actually homeless.
You ended up in a school where you had.
All all families including the two -- who eventually adopted you.
Just took you under their wing and helped you out.
Yeah -- you.
Like you said it eventually I ended up in this school.
That's because you know I feel you know I've always had a strong drive to succeed in.
Know -- always -- been on hold are always been our you know bright intelligent kid and you know my life was mixed success before.
Before that because I had got -- -- point like you said I ended up there.
You know you just did he end up at this school also.
You know I worked -- it's no when I got there was no -- -- -- like you said it was so you know there was a lot of people try to have -- things like that but.
Know people who must situation but that's who -- they took me and they they limits of their home.
And you know I all of them so much because they sold me another -- living and they force meet so warrant.
You know a better life for no myself and so you know better my future and you know I hold them a lot for -- Well you're right at that was the wrong choice of words to say you ended up bad this somewhat exclusive school you -- not end up there you achieved -- you had in your heart all along this drive.
To rise above these and humble beginnings that you had as you call the book.
I'd be the odds.
Now -- you free it that way because you feel that the odds are against.
Kids like you.
Cool are grow up in the -- experiencing a lot of what you experienced.
-- other than the numbers are staggering and -- up.
Are right about that in my book in.
Notes and a fifty years ago I was on a lot of these.
You know people's -- isn't.
You know people shoes and you know that's what I wanna do now is has fired its that's why so much face alignments are boys or girls clothes -- Noting in a citizen because I didn't have their role model.
I give you -- example.
No -- while logical brother.
Little brother he comes you know become the -- day and -- -- from the Mike James are my home games and know what's in your own brother he was in -- stairs and he told somebody that.
You know he's -- -- on the field play he told somebody you know he was proud of his Big Brother.
If for -- to hear somebody say get -- mean not every citizen mas because.
That's what I want that's what that's always want a growing up in or for that that is for media -- day gaffe for him that's what I wanna do.
-- -- so many people out there you know be a role model because I didn't have that.
You know face you know or somebody coming around that -- was in mice who send their -- you can do it so.
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