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Top Six Words on a Gender-Balanced World

Friday, May 12, 2017
Six-Word Memoirs partnered with Emmy-nominated filmmaker & Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain and her acclaimed participants on May 10 for the first annual 50/50 Day—a global summit on gender equality. For this special SixContest, we challenged everyone to come up
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Ms. Vinikoff’s Sixth-Grade English Class at Princess Anne Middle School in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Friday, May 5, 2017
The Six Words concept has followed English teacher Andrea Vinikoff throughout her life, starting in high school and continuing in college when she was assigned Six-Word Memoirs in some of her classes. When the Virginia Beach native became a teacher, she
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Memoirist of the Month—May 2017: Ken S.

Monday, May 1, 2017
“A huge turning point for me was being published in The Best Advice in Six Words book. It gave my work validation that’s fueled my efforts ever since and is one of the momentous occasions of my life. ” Name: Ken
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Top Six on Why Science Matters

Friday, April 28, 2017
Science is so much more than the test tube experiments and frog dissections of our youth. From the moon and stars to our cars, science explains and powers nearly everything in our daily lives. For SixContest #97, in homage to Earth
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“It All Starts at the Table”: Six Words on Hunger with the Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Thursday, April 20, 2017
At heart, Six-Word Memoirs is an uncomplicated concept: a tool for boiling down anything to its essence. But I like to call Six Words “deceptively simple.” I say that because it’s often hard to define the essence of who you are and
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Top Six Words for Stress Relief

Friday, April 14, 2017
Everyone needs a break from the daily grind. As we get caught up in our busy lives, it’s easy to forget how to de-stress. For SixContest #96, in honor of Stress Awareness month, we asked for your six words on relieving stress. Your suggestions
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