This I Believe: Chance

Providence, RI – All of us have moments when we replay in our minds various times and events in our lives, wondering what would have happened had they not occurred, or had unfolded in some other way. Were these events meant to be? What if I handled those moments differently? Ben Castleman reflects on these times in his life, and on their profound meaning.

Castleman is a doctoral student in at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He moved to Rhode Island in 1995 to attend Brown University. Before enrolling in the doctoral program at Harvard, Castleman was a teacher and administrator at The Met School in Providence.