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Classroom of the Month: Ms. Mary Dovey’s 7th and 8th Grade Classes at Egg Harbor City Community Schools in New Jersey

Sunday, February 14, 2016
Engaging middle schoolers can be one of the toughest assignments in education, so Mary Dovey — who teaches seventh and eighth grade classes at Egg Harbor City Community School in New Jersey — was quick to embrace Six-Word Memoirs and add it to
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Top Love Advice in Six Words

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Are you busy planning those romantic gestures or wondering when you’ll find a love of your own? Whatever the case, the red and pink hallmarks of Valentine’s Day are unavoidable and we know those decadent heart-shaped chocolates are putting your new year’s resolutions to the test.
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Memoirist of the Month—February 2016: Neesha Hosein

Monday, February 1, 2016
“I’m always humbled by the friendliness and solidarity of the Six community. My day isn’t complete without a Six fix.” Name: Neesha Hosein Place: Houston, Texas SMITH Member Since: October 2014 On the day Neesha Hosein joined Six Words, she posted memoirs in
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Top Six Words You Would Adopt

Friday, January 29, 2016
What better way to celebrate words than to adopt one? In SixContest#68, we asked you to nominate a favorite and proclaim it in Six Words. Thanks to our partnership with, our lucky winner gets to Adopt-a-Word for a year!
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Classroom Of The Month: Mr. Hollman’s 5th Grade Special Education Class at the Helen Keller School in Bronx, New York

Monday, January 18, 2016
Finding Six-Word Memoirs was a happy accident for Lee Hollman, a fifth-grade special education teacher at The Helen Keller School in Bronx, New York. Hollman, who has been teaching for 13 years, was searching for a writing project that would be succinct, yet
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Your 2016 Predictions in Six Words

Friday, January 15, 2016
With the U.S. Presidential election and the Summer Olympics on tap, 2016 is sure to be an exciting year. For SixContest #67  we asked you to roll out your crystal ball, channel your inner soothsayer, and conjure up your own
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