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Once homeless Oher to play for Ravens

Updated: April 25, 2009, 9:26 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The next chapter of Michael Oher's remarkable and improbable story will be set in Baltimore.

The Mississippi offensive tackle, who went from homeless teen to All-American, was selected by the Ravens with the No. 23 pick in the first round of the NFL draft Saturday.

"It's been a long, tough road," he said. "A lot of hard work and dedication. I set my goals extremely high and I made it."

Oher's journey was chronicled in the best-seller "The Blind Side" by Michael ...

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