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And the Winners of the MOMoirs Contest Are…

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

By Larry Smith

SMITH teamed up with truuconfessions and Postcard from Yo Momma for a six-word challenge about all things Mom. Once again, your six words spanned the emotional waterfront from hilarious (”Key West: I’m eight, she’s topless”) to intense (”Loved her. Hated her. Became her”). We have two grand-prize winners. In the MOMoir About Being a Mom” category, Nancy Lenox won the judges’ hearts with, “Two children. Accidents, but not mistakes.” For the MOMoir About Your Own Mom, the top choice is “Screw cancer. Mom went to Paris,” by Leslie Constans. Thanks to everyone who participated. Check out the runners-up and more brilliant MOMoirs after jump.

Runners-up (about being a mom):
“Gave birth, said goodbye, still crying,” by Trish
“Three child army conquered my perfectionism,” by Laurie
“Filled my belly, then my heart,” by Georgette

Runners-up (about your own mom):
“Loved her. Hated her. Became her,” by Kendra
“She had seven that were favorites,” by Jo Ann Daniels
“Key West: I’m eight, she’s topless,” by Lara

5 responses

  1. Jeanette Cheezum says:

    Congrats to everyone!

  2. Sherry says:

    Congratulations! These are all wonderfully real.

  3. Sherry Belul says:

    These are absolutely fabulous! Congratulations to the winners and I’m so happy I got to read ‘em this morning.

  4. Beryl Singleton Bissell says:

    I am amazed at how few words it takes to say so much. Thank you!

  5. Ruth Coe Chambers says:

    So enjoy these six word masterpeices. Succient–the name of the game.

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