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.

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Said I looked American as apple-pie.

by Hacker on February 20, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

After explaining to someone that I grew up living in Tokyo and Singapore, the lady told me, "Boy, you look American as apple-pie". This confirms why most people are confused by me. I look 100% American, but didn't grow up here. Make Sense?


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