I Kept My Promise is a coming of age story of a young girl's promise to respect and help people from all walks of life. At a young age Gwen Hall's actions were that of a problem solver. Any problem, pain, or call for help from anyone made Gwen spring into action. She made other people's issues her issues and sought a solution for their problems. Gwen vowed to be a good, dependable person that her family and community would be proud of. Over the course of her life Gwen has definitely kept her promise.