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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:
the mainstreet.com financial happiness index which says I live in the 6th happiest state in the nation. What does all this mean? It means as long as I still owe - off to work I go.

My favorite story of all time is:
National Geographic's 'Gone With The Water' By Joel K. Bourne, Jr., October 2004

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
the first chance i get.

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?
When will I ever get a maid?

YvonneAshmore’s Latest Memoir of 91

“Like it or not, I'm twittering.”

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