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The because I said I would Diamond

Written by our Founder, Alex Sheen. Someone physically gave me a $238,000 diamond and I smuggled it through some airports. A woman insisted on giving the diamond as a donation to because I said I would. Fittingly enough, I was...

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Mom Collects, Buys 271 Halloween Costumes For Homeless Children

“6th year! 6 years ago I was watching the news with my littles when a segment about a local Women and Children’s shelter came on. My littles and I had just been talking about Halloween costumes. I got the idea...

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Today is my fourth birthday since cancer

“Today is my fourth birthday since cancer and I’d like to recognize someone very special to me, Eric ——-. Many of you know how tough this period of my life was and how lonely. Eric,vowed that every night he would...

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The 4-year anniversary of because I said I would.

On September 4th, 2012, Wei-Min “Al” Sheen died of stage 4 small cell lung cancer. Today marks the four-year anniversary of his passing and the beginning of a movement to better humanity through promises made and kept. Alex Sheen, his...

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Cleveland member picks up street trash for 24 hours straight.

For the rest of the post… For the rest of the post, picture me as a tiny head bodybuilder who heavily focuses on developing the left side of his body. I made a promise to clean up trash for 24...

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Asking the homeless to draw a picture

  “I asked some homeless people to draw a picture of whatever they wanted. This is what they did.” Zamboni “Eric said “I used to love hockey. I could draw that.”  I thought it was interesting that he said used...

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