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Jul 24, 2014
SAY IT IN SIX

ADVICE

SHARE THE BEST ADVICE YOU’VE GIVEN OR RECEIVED IN SIX WORDS.

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In Six Words, Best Advice Given or Received?

 

About Six-Word Advice

What's the best advice you've ever given or received? Whether a life philosophy, tip for working, playing or loving better, share your advice here in exactly six words.

The best submissions will be included in a new book SIX WORDS OF ADVICE FROM WRITERS FAMOUS & OBSCURE, coming in 2015 from St. Martin's Press.

 
 
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MH17. I pray for Jenny's son.

Jenny, her husband and her mother died today in the Malaysian plane who was shot down above Ukraine. I knew Jenny as a costumer. She was the owner of Asian Glories, my favourite restaurant in The Netherlands. Her husband was an exquisite chef. She was a good friend of one of my best friends. I got to share some good...
 

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