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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Famous Father - Bridget's Last Promise to her Dad

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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.
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Give Him a Strong Name: Brittany and Her Boy

Because I Said I Would | S:1 E:5
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 but she did not gather this knowledge out of some sort of personal interest or past career.
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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...
Listen to Sabrina and the Storm: A Family's Journey Through Natural Disaster

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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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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