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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I wouldn't be able to speak.

by accidentaltourist on December 16, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I don't know how the Newtown parents have the strength to give statements. I don't understand how anyone can even ask or expect that of them.

I think I would have to be drugged into unconsciousness for an indefinite period. I cannot imagine the pain.


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