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TCC Radio: The 3 Scariest Words a Boy Can Hear

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Joe Ehrmann

Joe Ehrmann went from playing for the Baltimore Colts in the NFL, to seminary, becoming a pastor, and coaching. He speaks on NPR about the way our culture harms young men, by teaching them that masculinity is about athletic ability, sexual conquest, and economic success —  and how we can do a better job. ” Sports doesn’t build character unless the coach models itnurtures it and teaches it.” Listen to the story on NPR after the jump:

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8.23
TCC Films: The Blind Side

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The-Blind-Side

Sandra Bullock won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Blind Side. In the film she plays Leigh Anne Tuohy, an over the top southern decorator who lives in a McMansion and who, along with her husband Sean, adopts a poor black teenager named Michael Oher who goes on to football stardom.  The movie is adapted from Oher’s book I Beat the Odds, From Homelessness to the Blindside and Beyond, and because of Bullock’s superb performance, is definitely worth watching. Bullock said she felt like she was playing the character too big, until she met Tuohy and realized, “I wasn’t playing her big enough.” (PG-13) Watch the trailer after the jump:

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