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[VIDEO] A Holocaust Survivor's Promise...

This video is Eva Kor's account of surviving the Holocaust and Dr. Josef Mengele's medical experiments on twins at Auschwitz. In 1944, Eva's family was packed into a cattle car and transported to the Auschwitz death camp. After 70 hours without food or water, Eva and her family emerged onto ...

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Living through the unthinkable: Colonel Parker Schenecker's story

Colonel Parker Schenecker has lived through a nightmare. This soldier's story is not what you are expecting it to be. The story does not end how it starts. Watch this video and see true strength. This speech was filmed at because I said I would | ONE, our inaugural event, in ...

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About because I said I would

Because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to bettering humanity through promises made and kept. To encourage positive change and acts of kindness, we send "promise cards" to anywhere in the world at no cost. People use these cards to remember the importance of their ...

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Founder Delivers Two TED Talks

TEDxUtica: "because I said I would." October 23rd, 2013: Alex Sheen,Because I said I would Founder, Alex Sheen, delivered a TED Talk at TEDxUtica as the closing speaker. This speech Alex talks about how the promise card started and mission of the social movement. Watch the video and share the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iooz1TrCmbs TEDxYouth@Austin:"What all ...

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The new YouTube series from because I said I would

Major Announcement: A New Video Series

We are proud to announce the beginning of a year-long series of promise stories told through film. Prior to this new series, we have only released a…

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"Three bites" promise

Three bites

My love of sugar and sweets... "They were my baby blanket if I was sad or lonely, my celebration when I was happy, my energy when I was tired, and…

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“I promise to be better for my boys.”

These promise cards were filled out at a Men’s Career Success graduation ceremony. A majority of the graduates are transitioning out of some type…

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One candle for each toddler or infant…

A because I said I would speech was delivered at an infant loss ceremony in Independence, Ohio. 107 candles were lit that night, one candle for each…

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Living through the unthinkable: Colonel Parker Schenecker’s story

Colonel Parker Schenecker has lived through a nightmare. This soldier's story is not what you are expecting it to be. The story does not end how it…

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