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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Tried hard. Succeeded once or twice.

by Panda3693 on August 21, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

After working in the non-profit sector for pretty much my whole life, I know I have lost sleep, weight, and patience. I do not know if I made a dent in world hunger, empowered at-risk youth, or reduced environmental pollution. But once or twice, someone told me I changed their life. They looked really happy.


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