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“Familial Christian, 70s Jesus-freak, now enlightened.” Six Words Around the World

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

You’ve been working hard. I know. I see it every night when I check my Google Alerts for the latest results in a search for “six+word+memoirs.” Six-Word Memoirs in classroom projects and in To Write Love on Her Arm events and on personal blogs. Here are some of my favorite six picks from the past [...]

“Life is one big blog post”: The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, October 8th, 2010

This week, celebrities and everyday people mobilized to encourage gay youth to know “it gets better,” while anti-gay protestors took their fight to the Supreme Court. In spite of these contradictions, your Six-Word Memoirs reminded us of the supreme power of words. Here are six six-worders we love from the week ending October 8. [...]

“Thinking Air Force. Or maybe dancer.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, August 13th, 2010

The heat broke on the east, as did the spirit of at least one flight attendant, but your Six-Word Memoirs could not be stopped. Here are six six-worders we love from the week ending August 13. Click on each author’s name to check out more memoirs.
Most Pragmatic: “Dreamed of bohemia. Changed my mind.” —TheQuietOne
Most Determined: [...]

“Help is Real, Hope is Real”—Six Words on Hope & Pain

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

A few months ago I received an over-the-transom email from a young woman named Chloe Grabanski. She explained:

I work for a nonprofit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA), and I’m a huge fan of “Six-Word Memoirs.” TWLOHA works to raise awareness for issues like depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. We also invest [...]

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