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.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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IRAQ, That's where I grew up!

by BON1371 on November 12, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Joining the Marine Corps. was like finding a bunch of troubled guys just like me all in one place. Before deploying I still found myself in trouble and doing all the wrong things. Once I got to Iraq at a fresh age of 20 years old. Life became real, real quick!


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