because I said I would.

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.

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Sabrina and the Storm: A Family's Journey Through Natural Disaster

Because I Said I Would | S:1 E:4
Sabrina had just started a promising career and family in a cozy New Orleans suburb but in 2005, Hurricane Katrina crashed toward the coast...
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Almost There: In the Shoes of Homelessness

Because I Said I Would | S:1 E:3
This episode features an interview with Derek, an accomplished entrepreneur and activist, determined to better the lives of those around him.
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Girl in the Hallway: Laura's Addiction in the UK

Because I Said I Would | S:1 E:2
This episode features the harrowing life story of Laura, a mother of two from England.
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Alex and the Yupik People: Child Protection in the Alaskan Wilderness

Because I Said I Would | S:1 E:1
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.
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The Team

Alex Sheen

Host
Alex Sheen is the Founder of because I said I would, the international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept.

Julie Fink

Producer
Julie (a.k.a. Big Julz) brings a unique blend of radio, broadcasting and creativity to her producer role.

Dave Douglas

Engineer
Dave is an established audio professional with a diverse set of skills and experience. He also works as a composer, studio musician and live audio engineer.

Aaron Calafato

Co-Producer & Coordinator
Aaron is the Director of Social Marketing for because I said I would. His storytelling ability and expertise of workflow processes helps tie the episodes together.

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