There isn't a dumbocrat on this board who has lived a life 1/10th as difficult as Michael Oher. He went from extreme poverty, to multi-millionare. And he did it without government. In fact, he achieved what he was able to achieve through his own hard work and through the charitable actions of free-willed Americans. In his book "I Beat The Odds", he writes: Its true that we cant help the circumstances were born into and some of us start out in a much tougher place than other people. But just because we started there doesnt mean we have to end there. Oher, Michael (2012-02-07). I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond (Kindle Locations 125-126). Gotham. Kindle Edition.