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“Navigated Betty Crocker, Barbie, and Steinem”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

The death of Osama Bin Laden reminded us that one event can elicit several different reactions, and a number of writers from the SMITH community found Six-Word Memoirs a way express their thoughts. From the most personal to the political parts of life, each day you offer inspired self-expression six words at a time. Below are the best memoirs of the week ending on May 6. To read more, click on each author’s name.

First Reaction to Bin Laden: “I was there. Won’t celebrate death.” -Stillfallow, whose memoir was the Most Favorited for the week.
Best Six-Word MOMoir: “Navigated Betty Crocker, Barbie, and Steinem.” -KarinHVT
Sportiest Wordplay: “Go ‘bama. No ’sama. Yo’ mama.” -Jebcrg
Most Heartbreaking: “He would have been 15 today.” -Hannahmo
Most Resourceful: “Looked up ‘hopeless romantic’ on Google.” -Lightning, from SMITHTeens
Best Construction: “Built support structure from inside out.” -Contemplative

PLUS: Enter our Six-Word MOMoir contest with The New York Times Well blog and you could win the latest six-word book. And watch a photo slideshow of Six-Word MOMoirs on The Huffington Post (image, above).

One response

  1. bagollum says:

    Unik asik nih kayaknya,

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