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Memoirist of the Month: May 2016—Jamie W.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
“The most beautiful Sixes I have ever read on this site were posted well after midnight, when the writers’ hopes and fears are unchained. I write more easily late at night, so that’s when I do most of my own
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RIP Prince: We Put The Right Letters Together

Thursday, April 28, 2016
One of the many surprises the Six-Word Memoir community has brought to me, each other and those outside the virtual walls of this space is how it responds to death, whether it’s a death directly effecting one of our own in the community
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The Top Rhymes in Six Words

Friday, April 22, 2016
Microphone check—one, two, one, two. If you like to rhyme, SixContest #74 is for you. Our entries were lyrical (“Lots of bling, never my thing.” —Susan_Breeden) and a few spun political (“Not enthusiastic about selections this election.” —maryjane31). Some of our scribes brought
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Classroom of the Month: 6th Grade ELA classes at Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy in Central Falls, Rhode Island

Monday, April 18, 2016
What’s at the heart of Blackstone Valley Prep (BVP) Mayoral Academy charter schools in Central Falls, Rhode Island? PRIDE. “Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, and Enthusiasm” are the core values that guide their students who are proudly referred to as scholars.
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Top Stump Speech in Six Words

Friday, April 8, 2016
Although Inauguration day is mere months away, it remains tough to predict who will preside in the Oval Office next January. For SixContest #73, we asked if you were seeking the highest office in the land, what promises would you make to
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Memoirist of the Month: April 2016—Eric Skinner

Friday, April 1, 2016
“Like Sunday dinner at Grandma’s, the fried chicken gets us to the table, but the family experience keeps us there — even with the weird uncle, the in-your-face political cousin, and the cheek-smooching great-aunt. They’re all here at SMITH, and
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