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'm missing department store candy counters.

by mzejay on March 11, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Some of you may remember when large department stores had candy counters. It seemed any kind of candy was available and you could buy 25 cents worth and have quite a treat.


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