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Memoirist of the Month—October 2017: Michael Hellwig

Sunday, October 1, 2017
“Six-Word Memoirs pulled me back into writing and has become my place of solace and introspection. Here I can post my inner spirit with few rules or scrutiny. And at the same time, coming across a host of talented and interested
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What It Means To Be Welcoming

Friday, September 29, 2017
  In ways simple and grand, we each have our own approach to making others feel welcome. For SixContest#104, you were tasked to create your own definition and complete the phrase “Welcoming means ___ ___ ___ ___.” Naturally, many turned to food and
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Classroom of the Month: Lower School Educators at The Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Long before a new school year begins, teachers are busy preparing their curriculum and classrooms. How do educators prepare themselves to connect with a new crop of students? For one inventive approach, we turn to The Wellington School — a co-ed independent
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Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity & Coming to America

Monday, September 4, 2017
Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America is the ninth book in the bestselling Six-Word Memoir series, and it brings us all the way back to the start of the project as we ask: Who
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Top Pinnacle Moments in Six Words

Friday, September 1, 2017
Whether or not you witnessed the monumental total solar eclipse on August 21st (with proper eye protection, of course!), our lives are filled with pivotal moments that impact us forever. For SixContest#103, we asked about your pinnacle moments in six words.
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Memoirist of the Month—September 2017: Janna King

Friday, September 1, 2017
“Social media can be really mean. The Six-Word Memoirs community is exactly the opposite—kind, interested and encouraging.” Name: Janna King Place: Los Angeles, California SMITH Member Since: July 2013 Janna King’s entries in our SixContests are crowd favorites. Her Six Words for relieving stress? “Bourbon with a
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