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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Can't make myself care about everything.

by Ellis_Reyes on March 8, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

A family member whom I am not close to was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. While this is sad for some family members, it isn't for me. I haven't interacted meaningfully with this person for over 30 years and the fact that we're related doesn't doesn't move me.


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