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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 Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling and a lot of literary magazines

My favorite story of all time is:
The Yellow Wallpaper

In bed I like to read:
Anything literary

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Your worth is up to you!

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Crazy by Patsy Cline

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Hemingway, of course.

JHBenigni’s Latest Memoir of 2

“Quick left on red, biker dead.”

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