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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I saw sadness; an invisible illness.

by Jeffkoa on October 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I am a Veteran afflicted with bipolar 1 disorder; however, I am a public speaker and advocate for Veterans and I wrote this for those coming home whom are afflicted with an invisible illness.


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