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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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New kids' fiction character: "Poppy Longjohns."

by ADHDean on September 30, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

When describing her look, Sweet Pea stated that kids in her summer camp called her Wendy and Poppy Longjohns. Of course, she meant Pippi Longstocking. Anyway, here she is in all her pigtailed glory.


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