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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Right now, I'm reading:
Most likely, the Hunger Games.

My favorite story of all time is:
The Hunger Games

In bed I like to read:
The Hunger Games

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Givesmehope.com The FML for optimists. :)

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?
My story is one of helping others. It's who I am. Its who I want to be.

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