Obits: “The Man Who Lived On Ramen”

January 9th, 2007 by Larry Smith

69279317_5464e0a117.jpgAt SMITH we have a healthy obsession for obituaries, the final story in a person’s life. Now mash that up with our passion for telling stories in six words, and you can imagine what comes next. I’ve been reading long obits lately and rethinking them as six-word memoirs for the dead. Today I read about the life of Momofuku Ando—you know, the man who invented instant ramen. Sure, we’ve all claimed to “live on ramen.” But Momofuku Ando actually did. And thus with much respect, we offer this six-word memoir to a man who did more for diets than Dr. Atkins: “The man who lived on ramen.”

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