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Michael -- made famous after millions viewed a portrayal of his life in the movie the blind side.
The film at his career in the NFL serve as a platform for Michael to discuss his amazing journey.
From poverty to living his life.
Beyond the jury.
Michael doing what he loves best -- -- talking to children.
And prince street school in Salisbury Maryland.
Michael takes advantage of every moment encourage students to stay in school focus on getting a good education and pursue their dream.
If you guys and one of and make it -- -- became due to bad things you have through.
Do what's right I always stayed away from the negative people in America know he put Nokia bad things I stayed away from those thousand.
You know I wasn't I have to -- city NFL I was going to be something so.
You know I do think that I was gonna you know be a positive influence.
In this either -- you know in the world.
Posing with students holding his best selling book I beat the odds Michael is on a mission.
He knows that some of the kids he meets are experiencing the same kind of heartbreak and pain that he endured as a child.
I didn't have anybody telling me I need to go to school.
I didn't see anybody going to work there day out in asylum on this among neighborhood so no I I don't wanna get caught up in the cycle -- Dropping out of school in their involvement.
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Book Michael -- -- old story of growing up in a tough public housing project in Memphis Tennessee.
One of twelve children living with his single parent mother who was constantly battling drug addiction.
Her failures -- Michael and his siblings to be separated and said the various Foster homes.
He recalls how different caught his early life had become this -- Gordon raised just you know -- their mothers.
That's another ten no farther in your home in your moment his own droves then you're raising yourself.
Michael remembers when he was just seven years old he watched Michael Jordan play in the NBA finals against the Phoenix Suns.
That game in that moment stuck with him and made a lasting impression.
I just want this a lot of that look up to me.
-- like they're about it looked up so don't you know these professional athletes now that he's accomplished his dream of becoming an NFL player for the Baltimore Ravens.
Michael enjoy serving as a role model to children.
Who are growing up in similar circumstances.
Unlike the movie the blind side which depicts -- Michael as a slow learner and -- learned about the game of football in real life.
Michael has been playing -- -- he was a young boy.
And -- always had a thirst for education but admits he needed a lot of help academically to get into Ole miss.
The film also tells a wonderful story of Michael's relationship with the two -- family.
Here's -- white family adopting a black child.
You as their family you accepting -- mr.
-- what does that say about the racial divide in America it's not about black and white.
Nobody reached out like you know that's always -- stuff.
Just for them so take somebody come from the neighborhood I came from -- I don't know if I would hit six but you know -- -- just.
-- software reports like that so -- -- or know people they are insisted it opened their homes and to trust.
So believe in me in that trust set I was gonna do the right thing.
And the right thing he continues to do you gotta love Michael Michael tells kids anywhere any any time that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
-- encourages people to get involved as well and mentoring groups through the Boys and Girls Club big Brothers big sisters churches.
Any organization dedicated to helping children become the best that they can be just like Mike.
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