Friday, May 27th, 2011
This week, the residents of Joplin were devastated by a tornado, Oprah aired her last show, and the Mavericks cruised into the NBA finals. Those were America’s stories—the SMITH community’s were told in just six words. The best memoirs of the week are below, and, to read more, click on each of the authors’ names listed.
“Feeling trapped in game of Clue.” -meepmeep
, whose memoir received the most comments this week and inspired a lot of board game wordplay.
“Before digital, I had fewer memories.” -jennyLovebeam
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“Middle class: Above poverty. Below dreams.” -grenadine
“Me: open book. Family: locked diary.” -jebcrg
“Scholarships or military, my only out.” -amh