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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She turns 0-4; I turn 4-0.

by lillybrook on July 19, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

On July 22, my Miss Olivia turns four (yes, she's the one getting a kiss in my profile picture). On August 22, I'll turn forty. We are both young. We both see a world unfolding before us. We both celebrate every day... but these birthdays?

They'll be the best days yet.


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