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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My Grandparents are becoming my contemporaries.

by susiebell on April 20, 2017   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My beloved Grandparents were fifty-seven and fifty-four when I was born. Now that I'm fifty-five and a grandma myself, I'm starting to view their lives through different eyes. I wish that I could ask them the questions younger Susan didn't know she should ask.


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