because I said I would.

because I said I would.

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A single promise can change a life forever. And every promise has a story… Hosted and narrated by Founder Alex Sheen, the because I said I would podcast features compelling interviews with people around the world. You’ll hear the dramatic stories of promises they have made, kept and even the broken ones.


Ep 8. A Dangerous Stalker: Debbie’s Promise to Her Sister Peggy
Jun 3 • 39 min
This is the story of big sister’s love for her little sister. Peggy’s boyfriend started acting strange and the whole family was worried. Her older sister Debbie saw the red flags. They were impossible to miss. Stretching from Ohio to New Mexico to…
7 A Bomb is Like an Onion: Bob’s Commitment Is Tested at the Boston Marathon
May 1 • 38 min
In this episode, Alex speaks with Bob, a retired Fire Paramedic from Boston, as he recounts the harrowing and tragic events that occurred on April 15, 2013, the Boston Bombing. It’s a dramatic recollection of one of our nation’s most darkest hours,…
6 Famous Father: Bridget’s Last Promise to her Dad
Apr 1 • 32 min
Amongst the glitz and the glam of a childhood brimming in Hollywood royalty, Bridget - now a retired marriage, family and child counselor from Charlotte, North Carolina - gave one final nod to her family’s legacy by making a promise to her Dad. And…
5 Give Him a Strong Name: Brittany and Her Boy
Mar 1 • 41 min
Brittany is a realtor in the Denver, Colorado area where she has lived her entire life. For a realtor, Brittany understands a strange amount of complex medical terminology. She did not gather this knowledge out of some sort of personal interest or past…
4 Sabrina and the Storm: A Family’s Journey Through Natural Disaster
Feb 1 • 43 min
Sabrina had just started a promising career and family in a cozy New Orleans suburb. The horizon was bright. But in 2005 as Hurricane Katrina crashed toward the coast it would not only wreak havoc on land, the storm would take a disturbing toll on her…
3 Almost There: In the Shoes of Homelessness
Dec 31, 2018 • 35 min
This episode features an interview with Derek, an accomplished entrepreneur and activist, determined to better the lives of those around him. The seed for Derek’s promise was planted when he was a homeless young man moving to and from shelters with his…
2 Girl in the Hallway: Laura’s Addiction in the UK
Dec 31, 2018 • 33 min
This episode features the harrowing life story of Laura, a mother of two from England. As a kid in school, one incident in the hallway seemed to push over a domino that would keep falling for the rest of Laura’s life. Her promise is a journey through the…
1 Alex and the Yupik People: Child Protection in the Alaskan Wilderness
Dec 31, 2018 • 34 min
The first official because I said I would podcast episode features an interview with a gentleman named Alex, a former Forensic Investigator for Child Protective Services (CPS) in rural Alaska. There, he served the impoverished but resilient population of…
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Dec 6, 2018 • 1 min
A single promise can change a life forever. And every promise has a story… Hosted and narrated by Founder Alex Sheen, our first season (8 episodes) of the because I said I would podcast features compelling interviews with people around the world. You’ll…