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 came out, blew them away.

by BecomingLuke on October 14, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The one person in my entire family that had no bets going around that she was gay just came out this weekend.
No joking, no big spectacle, just said it casually and basically blew everyone out of the water. I wasn't even expecting it, but I'm proud of her nonetheless.


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