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.

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Six children; one wife. Great life.

by treypennington on September 18, 2009   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

At 20 envisioned life at 40 with BMW, vacations, well-appointed office, and plenty of money in the bank. At 40 I'm driving a VW Super Beetle, the family car is a Ford E-150 12-passenger van, I work from home, and though the bank account stays near empty, life is full and I am rich beyond measure.


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