A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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Member since May 27, 2008


My favorite story of all time is:
The 60-year love story of George and Jeannine (Ingerson) Burghard, my uncle and aunt.

In bed I like to read:
Anything that lets me slip into sleep with a sigh and a smile.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Dr. Rob Gilbert's Success Hotline Online: http://gilbertsuccesshotline.blogspot.com/

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?

SueBrooks’s Latest Memoir of 59

“May I always be like thee...”

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