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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Wherever you go, there you are.

by SGSD. on May 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Overheard my father giving my older sister this piece of advice the other night. They were discussing what she'll do after graduate school. My father believes in making the best of your situation, and that the place doesn't make the person.


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