Couple Who Inspired Book and Film “The Blind Side” Highlight Spirit of Communitas Awards

The spirit of the Communitas Awards was highlighted recently when Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy — played by Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw in the film The Blind Side — exhorted those in a Dallas audience to “get out of your comfort zone and make a difference.” The TV report and article can accessed at

The Tuohys adopted an at risk young man and clothed, fed and educated him. The young man, Michael Oher, attended college and became a pro football player for the Baltimore Ravens. The film “The Blind Side” was adapted from a book by author Michael Lewis “The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game”. Please visit for printable nomination forms and information on how to nominate a deserving individual and/or business.