Stray Dog wrote:I was finally able to gift an airplane ride to someone this past weekend. I had promised him at Burning Man but we never got around to it. I made good this past Saturday. Made us both happy.
geospyder wrote:39 years ago today, also on a Friday the 13th, I married the most wonderful woman in the world!
I am one lucky guy!
Alex Sheen’s father died of small cell lung cancer on September 4th, 2012. His father was good with his promises, so Alex titled his father’s eulogy “because I said I would” and created the promise card in his memory. Eventually Alex would decide to resign from his corporate position in order to advance because I said I would’s mission.
Alex is now works to better of humanity through the importance of a promise in what little ways he can. It started by waking up early before going to work and handwriting letters to people thanking them for requesting promise cards. This dedication continued to develop as he began fulfilling charitable promises. These promises include getting 100 tickets to Disneyland for children with cancer and walking 245 miles across the entire state of Ohio in 10 days to raise awareness for the victims of sexual violence (a promise he made to Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight).
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