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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Wanting to tap my Danish roots.

by canadafreeze on November 28, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My maternal grandfather was Danish, first generation to live in the U.S. I recently listened to a documentary about persons with dementia living in Denmark and how they are treated. Small countries seem to be better at it than the bigger ones ...


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