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Want to cheat the six-word limit?

by NumbrOneAunt on December 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


we've all thought of at least one truly amazing memoir we'd love to share,were it not for that pesky seventh word. do you have a memoir that REALLY needs one extra word? share it as a comment here! actually i'm feeling generous, so you can go as high as eight words if you must, but eight is absolutely it :)

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