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.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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Was in shock. Left totally breathless.

by Contemplative on October 23, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Respiratory arrest and resulting coma from anaphylactic shock from severe allergic reaction to medication.

Though there have been difficult and challenging situations, thank God I got another chance at life. Eight year anniversary of the event approaching soon.


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