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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First one, then two, then three.

by LisaK on February 7, 2017   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

First my grandpa came from Germany. A year later he sent for his fiance. The day after grandma arrived, they married. One year later my mom was born. Eleven years later they took her back to meet her family. This is a picture on the way back "home".


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